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Published: 2021-04-27

Adequate Management of type two diabetes creates minor complications in Cardio-Postural Profile in Latinx-Hispanic People

Texas Woman’s University, School of Physical Therapy, Dallas, Texas
Texas Woman’s University, School of Physical Therapy, Dallas, Texas
Controlled Diabetes Balance Health Profile Diabetes Management

Abstract

Diabetes is recognized to lead to a series of metabolic abnormalities in the body. These alterations will affect balance, body composition, and cardiovascular performance, heightening the risk of various medical complications. The problem is that the primary instruction for those with diabetes is to monitor glucose levels, paying very insufficient consideration to other fundamental factors and health profiles that could influence the quality of life in these individuals. Identify body composition, balance, and cardiovascular components in controlled type two diabetics compared to an age-matched control group. 15 participants with controlled type II diabetes without peripheral neuropathy (CT2DM) and 18 non-diabetic subjects control (CG) were recruited. Both groups had an age average of roughly 56 years old. The CT2DM subjects had an average A1c level of 6.7+/-0.5%. Body composition, cardiovascular, and balance data were collected, analyzed, and compared among groups. Minimal alterations in balance components, body composition and cardiovascular factors were identified in the CT2DM group aside from higher SBP values and decreased BBS scores contrasted to the CG group. We can attribute the analogous outcomes in both groups to CT2DM participants managing their diabetes effectively. Our examination has prompted us to establish that the cardiovascular and balance components in middle-aged Latinx-Hispanic participants with CT2DM are proportionate to CG subjects because of effectiveness in dealing with diabetes. Further, we encourage establishing more age appropriate and complex assessment tools to identify early adaptations caused by diabetes.

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SPT, A. J. ., & Rosario, M. G. (2021). Adequate Management of type two diabetes creates minor complications in Cardio-Postural Profile in Latinx-Hispanic People. International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports, 10(2), 23-31. https://doi.org/10.34256/ijpefs2123

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