Pedometer use improves blood pressure, HDL after gastric bypass

10/11/2011 | Medscape (free registration)

A study of gastric bypass patients showed those who used pedometers for three months after the procedure lost more weight and had better blood pressure and good cholesterol levels compared with nonusers. Pedometer users also attained a 16.8% decrease in triglyceride/HDL ratio compared with a 19.9% increase in the control group. The findings were presented at the Obesity Society meeting.

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