Walking Away from Type 2 diabetes

September 8, 2016

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: September 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study aimed to investigate whether an established behavioural intervention, Walking Away from Type 2 Diabetes, is effective at promoting and sustaining increased walking activity when delivered within primary care.

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Tackling obesity, physical activity levels and dietary intake: the extent of the problem

August 5, 2016

Source: Practical Diabetes

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Date of publication: July 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This report shows that if measures have been taken to tackle the nutrition, activity and obesity problems of the 21st century, they are failing. NHS England, already struggling to meet current needs, faces a future of overwhelming demand.

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Bicycling may help prevent type 2 diabetes

July 18, 2016

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: 13 Jul 2016

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell:  Habitual cycling, whether as transportation to work or as a recreational activity, is associated with lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study published this week in PLOS Medicine.


Benefits for Type 2 Diabetes of Interrupting Prolonged Sitting With Brief Bouts of Light Walking or Simple Resistance Activities

June 17, 2016

Source: Diabetes Care

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Date of publication: June 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Does interrupting prolonged sitting with brief bouts of light-intensity walking or simple resistance activities improve
cardiometabolic risk in adults with type 2 diabetes?

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Exercise prescription for patients with type 2 diabetes

January 15, 2016

Source: British Journal of Sports Medicine;

published online 30/12/2015

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Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Physical activity is a cornerstone of type 2 diabetes treatment and control.

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Canadian study reports short bursts of exercise improve HbA1c in type 2 patients

November 3, 2015

Source: Diabetes.co.uk

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Date of publication: 30 Oct 2015

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell: Short bursts of high-intensity exercise could significantly reduce HbA1c levels and cardiometabolic risk factors in people with type 2 diabetes, a small study finds.
The findings were presented at the 2015 Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC).


Short walks ‘could cut diabetes risk in older people’

July 7, 2013

Source: BBC News

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Date of publication: June 2013

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: A study has shown that a 15 minute walk after each meal could prevent older people developing type-2 diabetes.  Diabetes UK said  any activity was beneficial.

Length of publication: 1 web page