Low adherence to diet and exercise changes in type 2 diabetes

Research shows that 60% of patients with type 2 diabetes are not increasing their level of exercise following their diagnosis and 50% have not made changes to their diet. The figures result from a survey of 652 patients with type 2 diabetes and 337 physicians from the UK, US, Spain, India, Japan and Brazil. The Time 2 Do More survey is a collaboration between the University of Exeter Medical School and pharmaceutical company Novartis. The survey aimed to explore why patients with the type 2 diabetes fail reach their treatment goals.

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