Type 2 diabetes: The common activity linked to insulin resistance

By | August 20, 2021

However, short bursts of activity in between prolonged periods of sitting may help significantly.

A study showed that people who sat for up to four hours, but exercised for just one hour a day, had up to 59 percent lower risk of mortality than those who sit still.

However, the detrimental effects of sitting are not limited to type 2 diabetes, as scientists have previously flagged, sedentary behaviour increases the risk of premature death, cardiovascular disease and atrial fibrillation.

Ettlinger added: “Studies have shown that working long hours increases our risk of having abnormal heart rhythm such as atrial fibrillation and therefore stroke.”

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