Yoga Therapy for Diabetes
The physical and psychological benefits of yoga for diabetes
Diabetics may seek yoga therapy for a plethora of reasons including the balancing of blood-glucose levels, stress reduction (stress is known to affect blood glucose levels), weight management, the desire to come to terms with suffering from a long-term chronic condition, and help with the fear of injections to name just a few.
In a number of studies, yogic practices have produced an increase in the lean body mass and decrease in the body fat percent. This typically leads to an improvement in insulin sensitivity and reduction in insulin resistance. Insulin resistance, in fact, is the major abnormality in type 2 diabetes and precedes the development of overt diabetes by several years.
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