Sedentary lifestyle and risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes

  title={Sedentary lifestyle and risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes},
  author={Frank B Hu},
Obesity and type 2 diabetes have reached epidemic proportions in the United States. It is well-established that increasing physical activity plays an important role in reducing rick of obesity and diabetes. Few studies, however, have examined the association between sedentary behaviors such as prolonged television (TV) watching and obesity and diabetes. Using data from a large prospective cohort study, the Health Professionals’ Follow-up Study, we have demonstrated that increasing TV watching… CONTINUE READING
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