Study ties low physical activity to type 2 diabetes

08/25/2011 | Drug Store News

A study in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise found that participants who reduced their physical activity by 50% for three days had a twofold increase in postprandial glucose response to meals. The findings suggest that even small reductions in physical activity and daily exercise may cause acute bodily changes linked to type 2 diabetes, study lead author John Thyfault said.

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