Type 2 Diabetic Patients in Hot Whirl Pool
Dr. Hooper, 1999, Medical Center Loveland, USA (Published: NEJM 341, 1999, 924)
- 8 patients (aged 43-68, 5 men, 3 women, weight 104.7 ± 53.2 kg ) with type 2 diabetes using the hot whirl pool tub (temperature 37.8-41degC) six days a week for 3 weeks.
- The average amount of blood sugar fell from 182 to 159mg/dl
- The average weight loss was 1.7kg
- The wellbeing and quality of sleep of the test people improved.
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