Type 2 Diabetes and Daily Step Count in the Middle Aged

Increases in type 2 diabetes have been linked with reduced physical activity. An Australian study has found that an increased daily step count can reduce BMI, and therefore is related to a greater insulin sensitivity amongst middle-aged adults.

Dwyer, T et al (2011) Association of change in daily step count over five years with insulin sensitivity and adiposity: population based cohort study. British Medical Journal 10.1136/bmj.c7249

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