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Physical activity and NIDDM in African-Americans. The Pitt County Study.

Authors
  • James, S A
  • Jamjoum, L
  • Raghunathan, T E
  • Strogatz, D S
  • Furth, E D
  • Khazanie, P G
Type
Published Article
Journal
Diabetes Care
Publisher
American Diabetes Association
Publication Date
Apr 01, 1998
Volume
21
Issue
4
Pages
555–562
Identifiers
PMID: 9571342
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Moderate physical activity was strongly associated with reduced risk for NIDDM in this sample. While replication of these findings is needed, public health interventions designed to increase moderate (leisure-time) physical activity in black adults should be strongly encouraged.

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