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New exercise plan to help fight diabetes

Scientists reveal how exercise can be efficiently used to help patients suffering from the condition.

Last updated: 09 May 2014 03:11
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Researchers in New Zealand have found a simple but effective exercise plan which they say can help hundreds of millions of type two diabetes sufferers.

More than 300 million people in the world suffer from this type of diabetes.

They have trouble regulating levels of insulin - a hormone that provides energy to cells - that affects sugar levels in the blood and body weight.

Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley explains the new discovery.

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