Modest Levels of Physical Activity Are Associated With a Lower Incidence of Diabetes in a Population With a High Rate of Obesity

The Strong Heart Family Study

Diabetes Care” June 20, 2012.

To examine the association of objectively measured participation in low levels of physical activity with incident type 2 diabetes.

RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The study population included participants free of diabetes and cardiovascular disease at baseline (n = 1,826) who participated in a follow-up examination. Generalized estimating equations were used to examine the association of steps per day with incident diabetes. Read More