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Diabetes is on the rise. Nearly all the new cases are Type 2 Diabetes, or adult-onset, the kind that moves in around middle age. Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that over 80% of people with type 2 diabetes are clinically overweight. In fact, in our times, the widening waistband which is hugely due to the trending lifestyle towards more desk bound and inactivity of majority of the population in America and other developed countries has been the contributing factor to this rising figures. Actually, by statistics, it was revealed that in the 1990s alone, while obesity increased by 61% but those people diagnosed with diabetes were up by 49%!

Although the causes of type 2 diabetes are complex and not completely understood yet, extensive researches and clinical diagnosis have discovered new clues at a rapid pace about this disease which is well known to bring in other illnesses through its complications. One key factor which leads to diabetes is largely because of the prolonged unhealthy lifestyle in the daily living patterns of these patients. Thus, when this organ, the pancreas has malfunctioned to supply sufficient insulin or our body has become incapable in the using of insulin properly although being adequately produced, in both cases, a higher than acceptable level of sugar remains in our blood system which gives rise to a medical condition called type 2 diabetes.

Based on many studies and experiments carried out by medical scientists, medical doctors and researchers, it has been discovered that inactivity -the lack of minimal physical activities and obesity have brought about insulin resistance in our body. This congruent agreement has pointed out the importance of exercising and weight control in providing the benefits in the controlling of type 2 diabetes. In fact, it has been truly stated that one of the most undemanding and the most workable ways to reduce blood sugar amount, eliminate the dangers of "cardiovascular disease," and perk up health and welfare in general is by exercising. Health experts have always regarded exercising as being one of the easiest ways to start controlling diabetes. There have been