Login:
 
Lockyer M. Physical activity for 1 hour a week lowers risk of type 2 diabetes. Practitioner Dec 2019;263(1832):5

Physical activity for 1 hour a week lowers risk of type 2 diabetes

20 Dec 2019Registered users

Being at least moderately physically active for an hour or more a week lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes compared with being inactive, results from the Whitehall ll prospective cohort study have shown. In those who developed diabetes any duration of moderate to vigorous activity reduced the risk of all-cause mortality. In those participants with diabetes who achieved the recommended levels of moderate or vigorous physical activity there was a reduction in cardiovascular mortality.

Registered usersThis article can only be accessed if you are a registered user of thepractitioner.co.uk or a subscriber to The Practitioner.

To buy this article (£25+tax) copy the article citation above and click Buy article