Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 4th, 2005
According to a study from the United States, "Ten control subjects and 20 subjects with type 1 and type 2 diabetes were examined to compare autonomic, endothelial function and gait characteristics while walking in a linear path and during turns. To measure deviations in gait, timing was recorded from foot sensors worn in the shoes and from accelerometers (2 axis) mounted on the head, shoulder, hips, knees, and ankles, bilaterally. The results of the experiments showed that subjects with diabetes took additional steps when walking in a linear path and during turns. They also took significantly more time to walk...
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