Reduced diabetic, hypertensive, and cholesterol medication use with walking.

@article{Williams2008ReducedDH,
  title={Reduced diabetic, hypertensive, and cholesterol medication use with walking.},
  author={Paul T. Williams},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2008},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={433-43}
}
PURPOSE To assess the relationships of walking distance, frequency, and intensity to the prevalence of antidiabetic, antihypertensive, and LDL cholesterol-lowering medications use. METHODS Cross-sectional analyses of 32,683 female and 8112 male participants of the National Walkers' Health Study, of whom 2.8% and 7.4% reported antidiabetic, 14.3% and 29.0% reported antihypertensive, and 7.3% and 21.5% reported LDL cholesterol-lowering medication use, respectively. RESULTS Weekly walking… CONTINUE READING