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The American Diabetes Association encourages everyone to get up and get moving on May 2 for National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day

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The American Diabetes Association encourages everyone to get up and get moving on May 2 for National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day

APRIL 24, 2018 – American Diabetes Association Press Releases –

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is calling on people across the country to get moving in honor of its fourth annual National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day on May 2.

Celebrated each year on the first Wednesday in May, National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day aims to increase awareness of the dangers of prolonged sitting and the importance of moving more throughout the day.

The ADA’s 2018 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes recommend breaking up sedentary time with 3 or more minutes of physical activity—such as walking, leg extensions, or overhead arm stretches—every 30 minutes for improved health outcomes in addition to getting the recommended 30 minutes a day, 5 days per week, of moderate exercise. Regular physical activity reduces the risk for type 2 diabetes and helps people with type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes manage blood glucose…

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