Physical Activity Increases Bone Mineral Density in Children with Type 1 Diabetes
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,
Maggio ABR et al. – Regular weight–bearing physical activity improves total and LS2–LS4 bone mineral accretion in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM), in a similar magnitude to healthy subjects. The authors conclude that children with T1DM should be encouraged to practice regular physical activity to enhance peak bone mass and prevent osteoporosis later in life.