Can Health Improvements from a Community-Based Exercise and Lifestyle Program for Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Be Maintained? A Follow up Study
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|Male (n = 12)||Female (n = 31)|
|Weight (kg)||95.1 (23.1)||95.2 (23.1)||94.3 (21.6)||83.9 (18.3)||83.1 (17.5)||82.6 (17)|
|Waist circumference (cm)||111.1 (16.7)||107.5 (16.5)||107.4 (14.3)||107 (15.2)||103.2 (13.8)||105.4 (15.1)|
|Chair sit and reach (cm)||−10 (7.5)||−8.1 (7.7)||−9.1 (9.4)||−4.4 (9)||0.5 (8.1)||−3.2 (9.1)|
|Sit to Stand in 30 s||22.4 (9.8)||30.9 (14.6)||26.3 (10.5)||22.8 (7.5)||27.6 (7)||25.4 (7)|
|Six-minute Walk test (m)||430.3 (213.2)||507.6 (208.5)||458.2 (145.2)||408 (83.3)||461.3 (79.8)||447.3 (90.5)|
|Balance (seconds) *,#||14.4 (9.6)||15.5 (9.3)||19.3 (17.8)||15.7 (13.8)||17.9 (11.7)||21.1 (16.8)|
|Males n (%)||Female n (%)|
|Baseline||8 Weeks||12 Months||Baseline||8 Weeks||12 Months|
|Waist circumference (cm) #||3 (25%)||3 (25%)||2 (16.7%)||0||0||0|
|BMI (kg/m2) *||3 (25%)||3 (25%)||2 (16.7%)||4 (13.3%)||5 (16.1%)||4 (13.3%)|
|Chair sit and reach (cm)||4 (33.3%)||6 (50.0%)||6 (50%)||16 (51.6%||20 (64.5%)||16 (51.6%)|
|Sit to Stand in 30 s||10 (83.3%)||11 (91.7%)||10 (83.3%)||25 (80.6%)||30 (96.8%)||30 (96.8%)|
|Six-minute Walk test (m)||2 (16.7%)||4 (33.3%)||5 (41.7%)||3 (9.7%)||9 (29.0%)||6 (19.4%)|
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Kirwan, M.; Gwynne, K.; Laing, T.; Hay, M.; Chowdhury, N.; Chiu, C.L. Can Health Improvements from a Community-Based Exercise and Lifestyle Program for Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Be Maintained? A Follow up Study. Diabetology 2022, 3, 348-354. https://doi.org/10.3390/diabetology3020025
Kirwan M, Gwynne K, Laing T, Hay M, Chowdhury N, Chiu CL. Can Health Improvements from a Community-Based Exercise and Lifestyle Program for Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Be Maintained? A Follow up Study. Diabetology. 2022; 3(2):348-354. https://doi.org/10.3390/diabetology3020025Chicago/Turabian Style
Kirwan, Morwenna, Kylie Gwynne, Thomas Laing, Mellissa Hay, Noureen Chowdhury, and Christine L. Chiu. 2022. "Can Health Improvements from a Community-Based Exercise and Lifestyle Program for Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Be Maintained? A Follow up Study" Diabetology 3, no. 2: 348-354. https://doi.org/10.3390/diabetology3020025