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Walking Helps Type 2 Diabetics

Brisk walks may extend life

(HealthDayNews) -- If you have Type 2 diabetes, walking may extend your life and reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to Johns Hopkins Hospital.

A recent study found that the risk of death among men who walked briskly (3-4 mph) for about 4 hours each week declined by 43 percent. Their CVD rates dropped by 36 percent.

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