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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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February 7, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Body and Soul | Get on your feet for better health

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Mayo Clinic’s James Levine thinks he has found the underlying ailment for adults who are diabetic, pre-diabetic or obese: “the sitting disease.”“Sitting is sort of the new smoking,” the endocrinologist said recently, on the eve of an experiment designed to tackle so-called “lifestyle” diseases.He and a team of researchers from Mayo and the University of […]

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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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Tags: diabetic, Dr. James Levine, obese, pre-diabetic, the sitting disease


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