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You might want to rethink your Sunday Netflix fix. A University of Pittsburgh study found that every hour spent sitting in front of the TV increases your risk of developing diabetes by nearly 4 percent, according to MensHealth.com. “Too much sitting can lead to storage of visceral fat, which increases your waist circumference,” Eric Sternlicht, PhD, a professor of kinesiology at Chapman University, told the site. Extra belly weight significantly increases your risk of developing diabetes by reducing your body’s insulin sensitivity.
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“Forgoing your morning meal not only tends to backfire, making you ravenous by late morning, but can also create the perfect storm for type 2 diabetes,” Ellen Calogeras, a diabetes educator with the Cleveland Clinic Diabetes Center told EverydayHealth.com. When you deprive your body of food, insulin levels are disrupted, making it harder to control blood sugar.