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1.05 Recreation combats diabetes. (active living, fitness, sport)

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  2. [Nov 11 2016] Bicycling and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease
    2016 - Denmark

    People who frequently bike to work or in their free time have a decreased risk of heart disease. 

  3. [Oct 24 2016] Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes
    2016 - England

    Higher levels of leisure time  physical activity were associated with substantially lower incidence of type 2 diabetes in the general population.

  4. [Aug 22 2016] Physical Activity and Risk of Five Chronic Diseases
    2016 - USA

    Higher levels of total physical activity were significantly associated with lower risk of breast cancer, colon cancer, diabetes, ischemic heart disease, and ischemic stroke events. 

  5. [Jan 05 2016] Regular Physical Activity: Forgotten Benefits
    2015 - USA

    Men and women who engage in regular physical activity experience statistically significant and clinically important reductions in the risk of dying from coronary heart disease, of developing...

  6. [Oct 06 2015] Step It Up!
    2015 - USA

    The US Surgeon General issued a call to action to address major public health challenges such as heart disease and diabetes through walking, an easy and inexpensive way to increase physical...

  7. [Jul 28 2015] Inactivity Time Bomb
    2015 - Denmark

    Inactivity is costing Europe's economy over 80 billion euros per year, costs that could be avoided with 20 minutes per day of inexpensive activities like walking or running. 

  8. [May 19 2015] Walking Works
    2015 - England

    Walking makes people happy, keeps everyone healthy and can even save your life.

  9. [Jan 22 2015] Sedentary Time and Risk for Disease Incidence, Mortality, and Hospitalization in Adults
    2015 - Canada

    Prolonged sedentary time was independently associated with deleterious health outcomes regardless of physical activity.

  10. [Nov 04 2014] Moving Ahead: The Economic Impact of Reducing Physical Inactivity and Sedentary Behaviour
    2014 - Canada

    By meeting the official physical activity and sedentary guidelines, Canadians can live a longer and healthier life, which has positive implications for the economy, government finances, and labour...

  11. [Jul 07 2014] Sports-based program for inactive men improved diabetes risk factors
    2014 - Australia

    Sport and group-based activities lead to improved clinical risk factors associated with Type 2 diabetes mellitus development in clinically obese Indigenous Australian men.

  12. [May 07 2014] The Social Benefits of Sport
    2013 - Scotland

    Sport improves physical and mental health and reduces health care costs. It also reduces anti-social behaviour.

  13. [Apr 20 2014] Endurance Exercise as a Countermeasure for Aging
    2008 - USA

    Regular endurance exercise can ameliorate age-related declines in oxidative capacity and can elevate insulin sensitivity in a manner independent of age. It can also promote longevity through...

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