Prolonged Sedentary Behavior in Older Women with and without Type 2 Diabetes: Knowledge, Engagement, and Relationship to Cardiometabolic Risk

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Are you interested in participating in a research study to understand the health effects of the time we spend sitting? The ACTIVE Research Lab is looking for: • Women • 60 to 75 years of age • Non-smoker • If Type 2 Diabetes, not being treated with insulin • BMI 25-40 kg/m2 (check your BMI: https://www.

Main Procedures Involved: Testing of insulin sensitivity and aerobic fitness Assessment of physical activity and time spent sitting Interview and questionnaires

Duration of Participation: 2-3 months depending on scheduling


60 to 75 years

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Compensation is provided.

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Photograph of Mary Whipple,  PhD, RN

Mary Whipple, PhD, RN

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