Researchers are examining the effect of physical activity and diet on body composition in older adults, as well as any effects those two factors have on the quality of life for seniors.
New research co-authored by a University of Alabama at Birmingham researcher has shown that intensive lifestyle interventions, including diet and exercise, have the potential to put Type 2 diabetes into remission and eliminate the need for medication in some cases.
Most of this disparity may be due to greater risk factor burden among blacks, including smoking, diabetes and hypertension.