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Type 2 Diabetes

Kirk, A. and O'Brien, Lesley (2009) Type 2 Diabetes. In: Exercise leadership in cardiac rehabilitation for high risk groups: An evidence based approach. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 23-58. ISBN 9780470515129

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This book covers fully the unique needs of patients in a UK setting. Each high risk group has a chapter dedicated to specific pathophysiological nuances, exercise prescription and exercise delivery. In addition, other influences on exercise including medications, appliances etc. are covered. Each chapter is based on the latest and best evidence. Chapter 2 focuses on type 2 diabetes.