Being slim does not mean that you’re not at risk for diabetes, as research shows inactivity is a significant risk factor for this disease.
– In the study, inactive healthy people with no previous diagnosis of diabetes were at great risk of elevated blood sugar, called pre-diabetes.
– Focus should be on activity as well as calorie intake and body weight.
– These findings explain why up to one-third of slim Americans have pre-diabetes.
Because prediabetes increases the risk of diabetes and other health problems, the study adds to growing evidence that inactivity poses a risk to health, the researchers explained.
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