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Interventions in Obesity & Diabetes

Ten Weeks Protocol of Physical Exercise for an Elderly Person Diagnosed with Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension: An Evidence-Based Case Report

Submission: September 11, 2021Published: September 20, 2021

DOI: 10.31031/IOD.2021.05.000616

ISSN : 2578-0263
Volume5 Issue4


The prescription of physical exercises for groups of people who need special care during prescribing and monitoring is an area of Physical Education and Exercise Physiology that needs more scientific reports, as evidence-based practical interventions can help professionals who work with exercise prescription for their audiences. In this work, we report the prescription of physical exercises for an elderly aged 82, diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus, diabetic neuropathy and nephropathy, arterial hypertension, and a history of stroke. The choice of exercises was based mainly on the exercise recommendations of the Brazilian Society of Diabetes, Brazilian Society of Arterial Hypertension, World Health Organization, and the possibilities of available materials and adequacy of scientific information to the student’s reality at home.

Keywords: Diabetes mellitus; Physical exercise; Hypertension; Diabetic neuropathy; Diabetic nephropathy

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