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Diabetes and Endocrine Conditions type 1 and 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome/prediabetes, endocrine conditions

Diabetes and Endocrine Healt

Below is a list of citations of research articles published in peer-reviewed biomedical journals relevant to the topic on this page. There are two types of citations:

  1. Citations for review, summary, and scientific/clinical hypothesis papers that summarize and analyze the yoga research in this specific area; these are the best resource for becoming familiar with the literature;
  2. Citations of individual study publications that are notable from a historical, scientific, mechanistic, clinical, sociological, epidemiological, philosophical, and/or policy aspect.

Links for many of these citations will take you to the full-text of the publication. Otherwise, in the case of publications copyrighted by the journal, links will take you to abstracts of the publications, and you then can acquire the full text articles by purchasing them directly from the journal, by obtaining free access through a medical library that subscribes to the journal, or by directly requesting them from the corresponding author via email.

Review Papers (What's this?)

Therapeutic Role of Yoga in Type 2 Diabetes.
Raveendran AV, Deshpandae A, Joshi SR.
Endocrinol Metab (Seoul). 2018 Sep;33(3):307-317.
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The benefits of yoga practice compared to physical exercise in the management of type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Jayawardena R, Ranasinghe P, Chathuranga T, Atapattu PM, Misra A.
Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2018 Sep;12(5):795-805.
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The effects of yoga among adults with type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Thind H, Lantini R, Balletto BL, Donahue ML, Salmoirago-Blotcher E, Bock BC, Scott-Sheldon LAJ.
Prev Med. 2017 Dec;105:116-126.
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A narrative review on role of Yoga as an adjuvant in the management of risk factor, disease progression and the complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Mooventhan A.
Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2017 Nov;11 Suppl 1:S343-S346.
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The effect of yoga practice on glycemic control and other health parameters in Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Vizcaino M, Stover E.
Complement Ther Med. 2016 Oct;28:57-66. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2016.06.007.
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Yoga for metabolic syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Cramer H, Langhorst J, Dobos G, Lauche R.
Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2016 Dec;23(18):1982-1993.
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Meditation for posttraumatic stress: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
Hilton L, Maher AR, Colaiaco B, Apaydin E, Sorbero ME, Booth M, Shanman RM, Hempel S.
Psychol Trauma. 2017 Jul;9(4):453-460.
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Role of yoga for patients with type II diabetes mellitus: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Kumar V, Jagannathan A, Philip M, Thulasi A, Angadi P, Raghuram N.
Complement Ther Med. 2016 Apr;25:104-12.
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Yoga for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review of Controlled Trials.
Innes KE, Selfe TK.
J Diabetes Res. 2016;2016:6979370.
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Psycho-neuro-endocrine-immune mechanisms of action of yoga in type II diabetes.
Singh VP, Khandelwal B, Sherpa NT.
Anc Sci Life. 2015 Jul-Sep;35(1):12-7.
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The benefits of yoga for adults with type 2 diabetes: a review of the evidence and call for a collaborative, integrated research initiative.
de G R Hansen E, Innes KE.
Int J Yoga Therap. 2013;(23):71-83.
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Male reproductive health and yoga.
Sengupta P, Chaudhuri P, Bhattacharya K.
Int J Yoga. 2013 Jul;6(2):87-95.
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Notable Publications

Randomized Controlled Trial of A 12-Week Yoga-Based (Including Diet) Lifestyle vs. Dietary Intervention on Cardio-Metabolic Risk Factors and Continuous Risk Score in Indian Adults with Metabolic Syndrome.
Yadav R, Yadav RK, Khadgawat R, Pandey RM, Upadhyay AD, Mehta N.
Behav Med. 2019 Jan 7:1-12.
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