Improvement of Regular Exercise on Diabetes Condition of Type II Diabetes Mellitus Elderly Patients


  • Jiaming Fei Zhejiang Guangsha Vocational and Technical University of Construction, Jinhua, Zhejiang, China
  • Hua Gao Zhejiang Guangsha Vocational and Technical University of Construction, Jinhua, Zhejiang, China



To investigate the effects of 12-week old aerobics and brisk walking exercise on type II diabetes in elderly patients with illness condition, at the same time, after intervention 12 months later, the subsequent movement of patients in the intervention group were followed up, in order to provide a simple and effective, scientific and reasonable exercise prescription for elderly patients. Subjects were selected according to the standard, the sex ratio of 1:1 from 28 over the age of 60 elderly patients with type II diabetes (male and female 14 each), and divided them into intervention group and control group, the control group lived a normal life (without regularity, fitness behavior during the experimental period), the intervention group did aerobics plus walking exercise intervention, two groups of patients were assessed indexes of diabetes before and after the intervention. After 12- week exercise intervention, blood glucose and cholesterol of intervention group decreased significantly, the illness condition of them had improved effectively, while the control group had no obvious change before and after the experiment, after intervention 12 months later, over 85% elderly patients of the intervention group had been in good behavior habits of fitness. Aerobics and walking exercise can improve the illness condition of elderly patients with type II diabetes to a certain extent, think that the old aerobics and rope skipping is a kind of effective and simple fitness behavior, should be targeted according to the condition of patients and health promotion.


Regular exercise, T2DM, Elderly patients, Improvement


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