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Field peasant descendants now sedentary

Field peasant descendants now sedentary
October 08, 2013, 09:49:03 PM
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In 2012, the cost of diabetes totaled $245 billion in the U.S. alone, he says. "In 2007, the cost was $174 billion, so in only five years, there has been a 43% increase in the cost of caring for diabetes. The increased cost is driven by the epidemic numbers of people with the disease."

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Physical activity is important because it improves the body's ability to utilize insulin, so a regular exercise program makes a person more insulin sensitive -- their body responds to the insulin they make more effectively, Ratner says.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/10/08/type-2-diabetes-epidemic-tom-hanks/2945363/

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