Physiology Friday Issue #9: Are Today’s Youth Aerobically Unfit? + Heat Therapy for Cardiometabolic Health

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Are today’s young adults unhealthier than ever?

Earlier this week, Dr. Tamara Hew-Butler (who has appeared on my podcast and is an awesome scientist and all-around person) presented some “unofficial” data on her Twitter account that caused quite a stir.

Could heat therapy help people with diabetes?

Exercise and diet are first-line strategies against the metabolic derangements of diabetes; which is characterized by high blood glucose levels secondary to insulin resistance. Could other less-intensive strategies also be effective for disease management?

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PhD candidate at the University of Florida — Science writing with a particular focus on exercise and nutrition interventions, aging, health, and disease.

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Brady Holmer

Brady Holmer

PhD candidate at the University of Florida — Science writing with a particular focus on exercise and nutrition interventions, aging, health, and disease.

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