Journal article

Interrupting prolonged sitting in type 2 diabetes: nocturnal persistence of improved glycaemic control

Paddy C Dempsey, Jennifer M Blankenship, Robyn N Larsen, Julian W Sacre, Parneet Sethi, Nora E Straznicky, Neale D Cohen, Ester Cerin, Gavin W Lambert, Neville Owen, Bronwyn A Kingwell, David W Dunstan

DIABETOLOGIA | SPRINGER | Published : 2017


AIMS/HYPOTHESIS: We aimed to examine the effect of interrupting 7 h prolonged sitting with brief bouts of walking or resistance activities on 22 h glucose homeostasis (including nocturnal-to-following morning hyperglycaemia) in adults with type 2 diabetes. METHODS: This study is an extension of a previously published randomised crossover trial, which included 24 inactive overweight/obese adults with type 2 diabetes (14 men; 62 ± 6 years) who completed three 7 h laboratory conditions, separated by 6-14 day washout periods: SIT: (1) prolonged sitting (control); (2) light-intensity walking (LW): sitting plus 3 min bouts of light-intensity walking at 3.2 km/h every 30 min; (3) simple resistance ..

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Awarded by ARC Future Fellowship

Funding Acknowledgements

This research was supported by a NHMRC project grant (no. 1081734) and the Victorian Government OIS scheme. PCD is supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award and a Baker IDI Bright Sparks top up scholarship. GWL, NO, BAK, JWS and DWD are supported by the NHMRC Fellowships scheme. EC is supported by an ARC Future Fellowship (no. FT140100085).