By Richard Schrubb
New research from Bristol University in England suggests that riding e-bikes might help treat type 2 diabetes.
Type 2 diabetes, where the body has difficulties digesting sugar, is a condition associated with affluence and is one of the biggest public health issues in the Western world.
It is estimated that more than 3 million Americans are diagnosed with it every year. The most common factors leading to it are lack of activity and a high calorie food intake.
Ashley Cooper is Professor of Physical Activity and Public Health at the Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences at Bristol University. [Read more…]