February 13th, 2012

Standing at your desk may help you lose weight

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James Levine has reviewed the statistics: One in three Minnesota adults is either diabetic or prediabetic, and one in four is obese.  And he thinks he’s found the underlying ailment: “The sitting disease.”  “Sitting is sort of the new smoking,” the Mayo Clinic endocrinologist said recently before participating in an experiment designed to tackle so-called “lifestyle” diseases.

Buffalo News, Standing at your desk may help you lose weight by Amanda Bankston (Star Tribune),  02/10/2012

Tags: diabetic, Endocrinology / Diabetes, James Levine, obese, prediabetic, the sitting disease, Weight, Wellness

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