Chapter 23. Lifestyle Issues: Exercise

  1. Richard I. G. Holt MA, MB BChir, PhD, FRCP, FHEA Professor in Diabetes & Endocrinology4,
  2. Clive S. Cockram MB BS, BSc, MD (Lond), FRCP, FRACP, FHKAM (Med) Emeritus Professor of Medicine5,
  3. Allan Flyvbjerg MD, DMSc Professor of Clinical Endocrinology Chair6 and
  4. Barry J. Goldstein MD, PhD, FACP, FACE Therapeutic Area Head Vice President7
  1. Jane E. Yardley MSc Faculty1,
  2. Angela Alberga MSc Faculty1,
  3. Glen P. Kenny MD Faculty2 and
  4. Ronald J. Sigal MD, MPH, FRCPC Professor Faculties3

Published Online: 9 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch23

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Yardley, J. E., Alberga, A., Kenny, G. P. and Sigal, R. J. (2010) Lifestyle Issues: Exercise, in Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition (eds R. I. G. Holt, C. S. Cockram, A. Flyvbjerg and B. J. Goldstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch23

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division, University of Southampton School of Medicine, Southampton, UK

  2. 5

    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China

  3. 6

    Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, The Medical Research Laboratories, Aarhus University Hospital – Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

  4. 7

    Clinical Research, Metabolism Merck Research Laboratories Rahway, NJ, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Ottawa and Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and Laboratory of Human Bioenergetics and Environmental Physiology, School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  3. 3

    Cardiac Sciences, and Community Health Sciences, The University of Calgary, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191814

Online ISBN: 9781444324808



  • Adenosine triphosphate (ATP);
  • Types of exercise training and their effects on healthy individuals;
  • Metabolic and hormonal effects of exercise in diabetes;
  • continuous glucose monitoring systems (CGMS);
  • cardiovascular disease (CVD);
  • Diabetes Aerobic and Resistance Exercise (DARE);
  • Recommendations for exercise in diabetes;
  • Special considerations in people with long - term complications of diabetes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Glossary of terms

  • Types of exercise training and their effects on healthy individuals

  • Metabolic and hormonal effects of exercise in diabetes

  • Recommendations for exercise in diabetes

  • Acknowledgments

  • References