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Association Between Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes Among Older Adults:

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ISBN-10: 3836471604

ISBN-13: 9783836471602

Edition: 2008

Authors: Christine Schelble

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The risk for type 2 diabetes increases with age, particularly past age 45 years. A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes has many health and financial implications. Research has shown that regular, moderate physical activity can help prevent, delay or manage the condition. Data from the 2001-2002 National Health and Examination Survey (NHANES) were used to explore the relationship between physical activity and type 2 diabetes in an older adult population (ages 45 years and older). Physical activity was measured primarily as 30-day cumulative metabolic equivalent (MET) values. Once controlling for covariates through multiple regression, physical activity was still a predictor for HbA1c levels. The…    
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Book details

List price: $64.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 84
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English