Statin users with high cardiorespiratory fitness levels were at a lower risk for type 2 diabetes, compared with individuals with low or moderate cardiorespiratory fitness levels, and had no increased risk compared with non-statin users, according to a study in Obesity. Chinese researchers conducted a meta-analysis of 15 cohort studies and found that each 1-metabolic equivalent increase in cardiorespiratory fitness was tied to a 0.9 hazard ratio for type 2 diabetes.
Higher cardiorespiratory fitness levels tied to reduced diabetes risk
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