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DEC 23, 2013 - Huffington Post

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People With High Diabetes Risk Could Lower Heart Risks By Walking More Each Day: Study

If you're at high risk for diabetes, every extra 20 minutes of walking you add to your day cuts risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Leicester found that every additional 2,000 steps each day over the course of a year (which is about 20 minutes of walking at a moderate pace) is associated with an 8 percent decrease in risk of experiencing a cardiovascular event, for people with impaired glucose tolerance. "While several studies have suggested that physical activity is beneficially linked to health in those with IGT, this is the ... Read More

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