Ronald J. Sigal, MD, MPH, Discusses the Reality of Exercise and Physical Activity Goals for Most Patients
Ronald J. Sigal, MD, MPH, a professor of medicine, cardiac sciences, kinesiology, and community health sciences at the University of Calgary in Canada, and a Health Senior Scholar at the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, pulls from his experience to discuss the reality of the current expectations and goals for exercise and physical activity in the overweight or obese patient with diabetes, and offers his solutions.
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This video was taken at the American Diabetes Associations 73rd Scientific Sessions in Chicago, IL.
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