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Physical activity, cardiovascular status, mortality, and prediabetes in Hispanic and non-Hispanic adults

JAMA Network Open

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JAMA Network

About The Study: In this cohort study of U.S. Hispanic or Latino and non-Hispanic adults, lower moderate to vigorous physical activity levels were associated with cardiovascular disease or mortality among participants with normoglycemia but not participants with prediabetes. Adults with prediabetes may benefit from reducing sedentary behavior and improving multiple lifestyle factors beyond improving moderate to vigorous physical activity alone. 

Corresponding Author: To contact the corresponding author, Robert C. Kaplan, Ph.D., email

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