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February 13, 2012 · Leave a Comment

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 […]

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January 27, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Office-dwellers stand up to ‘sitting disease’

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Dr. James Levine has reviewed the statistics: One in three Minnesota adults is either diabetic or pre-diabetic, 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 Wednesday on the eve of an experiment designed to […]

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