Experimental: Exercise Program Group
Participants will be prescribed an individualized 10-week exercise program with both aerobic and resistance components, based on the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Guidelines.
Behavioral: 10-week exercise program on HA accumulation
A 10-week exercise program with both aerobic and resistance components, based on the American College of Sports Medicine (2010), will be individually prescribed to 25 T2DM patients.Exercise training will be performed on Days 1 and 2 of each week under the supervision of licensed physical therapists. Participants will have the choice of using a treadmill or a recumbent stepper. The physical therapists will monitor blood glucose level, blood pressure, heart rate, and RPE during each exercise session. Participants will be asked to exercise at home on Day 3 of each week, and will not be supervised by the study team.
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