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This one simple lifestyle change could help prevent diabetes and other deadly diseases, according to a new study

The findings, published in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, found that when study participants interrupted long periods of sitting by standing up, their insulin function improved. Image: Unsplash/Towfiqu barbhuiya

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People with diabetes are susceptible to complications like stroke, blindness, kidney failure and heart disease Image: WHO

Regular physical activity helps prevent noncommunicable diseases like type 2 diabetes. Image: REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

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