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Metabolic and work productivity gains follow telemonitored exercise

Key clinical point: A telemonitored exercise program improved metabolic health and productivity in people with metabolic syndrome.

Major finding: A telemonitored exercise program for people with metabolic syndrome improved all metabolic parameters except HDL cholesterol.

Study details: Prospective, randomized, parallel-group trial in 314 people with metabolic syndrome.

Disclosures: The study was supported by Audi BKK health insurance and the German Research Foundation. No conflicts of interest were declared.


Haufe S et al. Lancet Public Health 2019. Jun 13. doi: 10.1016/ S2468-2667(19)30075-1.