TYPE 2 DIABETES
Type 2 Diabetes is becoming more and more common/ prevalent worldwide. Regular exercise can help prevent and treat type 2 Diabetes (30-40% reduction). Studies specific to golf show beneficial effects on blood sugar.
It is very likely that playing golf regularly can help prevent and treat type 2 Diabetes, in conjuction with healthy eating, while other physical activity is also beneficial.
- Golf may prevent diabetes is high risk groups
- Regular exercise can help obesity and reduce the number of people with a high risk of developing diabetes
- People with diabetes and on modern drugs have been show to benefit and reduce the risk of complications by 40% by being physically active
The Relationships Between Golf and Health: A Scoping Review (Murray et al, 2016)
Murray AD, Daines L, Archibald D, et al, The relationships between golf and health: a scoping review
Br J Sports Med Published Online First: 03 October 2016. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096625
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