In Japan, researchers have found that inactive, underweight people are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. A mouse experiment showed that just one day of no exercise results in a higher blood glucose level. Researchers have also confirmed that after exercise, the muscles release a substance that suppresses colon cancer. We introduce the latest findings on the relationship between the muscles and disease.
This diabetes patient is having her muscle mass measured
This researcher warns underweight people can also develop type 2 diabetes
This researcher is studying the relationship between the muscles and colon cancer
An expert introduces easy exercises that can be done at home