Diabetes: Yet another reason to get out of that chair

Story highlights

  • People who sat an hour longer than others tested had 22% higher odds for type 2 diabetes
  • An extra hour of sedentary time was associated with 39% increased odds for metabolic syndrome

(CNN)We already knew that sitting, one of most people's favorite activities, may be killing you, but now we have new proof that before it gets you, you may get type 2 diabetes, too.

Even if you exercise