Adverse associations of increases in television viewing time with 5-year changes in glucose homoeostasis markers: the AusDiab study

A. L. S. Hansen, K. Wijndaele, N. Owen, D. J. Magliano, A. A. Thorpe, J. E. Shaw, D. W. Dunstan

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Abstract

Five-year increases in television viewing time were associated adversely with changes in glucose homeostasis markers. These findings add to earlier cross-sectional evidence that television viewing time can be associated with biomarkers of diabetes risk.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)918-925
Number of pages8
JournalDiabetic Medicine
Volume29
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012

Keywords

  • glucose homeostasis
  • prospective studies
  • sedentary behaviour
  • television viewing

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