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Take a hike—or at least a neighborhood stroll

May 12, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Last week, the American Diabetes Association proclaimed May 6 “Get Fit, Don't Sit'' Day. You've heard the reports over the past few months: working at our desks, playing on computers, watching the tube, etc., is making us unhealthy. A study published in January links sedentary lifestyles to a 91% increase in Type 2 diabetes. Coincidentally, a few days prior I had bought a pedometer—the old school kind that clips to your belt and, at $15, doesn't break the bank. Michelle the dietician...

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