Reducing sitting and increasing light physical activity lower the risk of diabetes in abdominally obese older people

Waist circumference can have an effect on the type of exercise most beneficial for glucose metabolism of an older person. According to a recent study conducted in Oulu, Finland, increasing light physical activity and reducing sitting are linked to improved glucose metabolism among abdominally obese older people. On the other hand, brisk physical activity is most effective for the glucose metabolism of lean older people.

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