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Effect of exercise therapy on lipid profile and oxidative stress indicators in patients with type 2 diabetes

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, May 2008
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Title
Effect of exercise therapy on lipid profile and oxidative stress indicators in patients with type 2 diabetes
Published in
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, May 2008
DOI 10.1186/1472-6882-8-21
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Authors

Lorenzo A Gordon, Errol Y Morrison, Donovan A McGrowder, Ronald Young, Yeiny Terry Pena Fraser, Eslaen Martorell Zamora, Ruby L Alexander-Lindo, Rachael R Irving

Abstract

Yoga has been shown to be a simple and economical therapeutic modality that may be considered as a beneficial adjuvant for type 2 diabetes mellitus. This study investigated the impact of Hatha yoga and conventional physical training (PT) exercise regimens on biochemical, oxidative stress indicators and oxidant status in patients with type 2 diabetes. This prospective randomized study consisted of 77 type 2 diabetic patients in the Hatha yoga exercise group that were matched with a similar number of type 2 diabetic patients in the conventional PT exercise and control groups. Biochemical parameters such as fasting blood glucose (FBG), serum total cholesterol (TC), triglycerides, low-density lipoprotein (LDL), very low-density lipoproteins (VLDL) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) were determined at baseline and at two consecutive three monthly intervals. The oxidative stress indicators (malondialdehyde - MDA, protein oxidation - POX, phospholipase A2 - PLA2 activity) and oxidative status [superoxide dismutase (SOD) and catalase activities] were measured. The concentrations of FBG in the Hatha yoga and conventional PT exercise groups after six months decreased by 29.48% and 27.43% respectively (P < 0.0001) and there was a significant reduction in serum TC in both groups (P < 0.0001). The concentrations of VLDL in the managed groups after six months differed significantly from baseline values (P = 0.036). Lipid peroxidation as indicated by MDA significantly decreased by 19.9% and 18.1% in the Hatha yoga and conventional PT exercise groups respectively (P < 0.0001); whilst the activity of SOD significantly increased by 24.08% and 20.18% respectively (P = 0.031). There was no significant difference in the baseline and 6 months activities of PLA2 and catalase after six months although the latter increased by 13.68% and 13.19% in the Hatha yoga and conventional PT exercise groups respectively (P = 0.144). The study demonstrate the efficacy of Hatha yoga exercise on fasting blood glucose, lipid profile, oxidative stress markers and antioxidant status in patients with type 2 diabetes and suggest that Hatha yoga exercise and conventional PT exercise may have therapeutic preventative and protective effects on diabetes mellitus by decreasing oxidative stress and improving antioxidant status. Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry (ANZCTR): ACTRN12608000217303.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
India 6 2%
Indonesia 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Belarus 1 <1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Japan 1 <1%
Unknown 282 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 57 19%
Student > Bachelor 35 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 34 12%
Researcher 29 10%
Student > Postgraduate 27 9%
Other 66 23%
Unknown 45 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 82 28%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 32 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 28 10%
Sports and Recreations 21 7%
Psychology 19 6%
Other 56 19%
Unknown 55 19%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 23. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 26 July 2017.
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