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Cardiorespiratory fitness and mortality in diabetic men with and without cardiovascular disease

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Carolyn L. Blue, Professor (Creator)
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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: We assessed joint associations of cardiorespiratory fitness and diabetes, cardiovascular disease (CVD), or both with all-cause mortality. High-fitness eliminated mortality risk in diabetes (P < 0.001) and halved risk of death in diabetes/CVD (P < 0.001). Fitness was a potent effect modifier in the association of diabetes and CVD to mortality.

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Publication
Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 85(3), e30-e33
Language: English
Date: 2009
Keywords
Cardiorespiratory fitness, Cardiovascular diseases, Diabetes mellitus, Exercise testing, Mortality, Heart disease, Men, Fitness