Background: Weight-bearing exercise has been contraindicated among people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DM+PN). The study was a 6-week randomized controlled trial that included 30 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Incorporated in the exercises are movements to address balance, coordination, flexibility, strength and cardiovascular endurance. According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 26 million people live with the condition. She keeps her pump on during the run and carries a Camelbak hydration pack stocked with glucose tabs, granola bars, and “running goo.” She brings her test kit and some type of liquid, usually straight water or some kind of carbohydrate/electrolyte mixture. Each person referred for physical therapy receives a personal evaluation by a licensed physical therapist. The choice seemed a simple one for Susan.
Group B participants are offered pedometers and a website to register steps. For example, they can help those who have lost limbs