Older adults with slightly elevated blood sugar – sometimes called “prediabetes” – usually do not develop full-blown diabetes, a Swedish study suggests.

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The blood glucose monitoring and data management company AgaMatrix and the digital health assistant developer LifeWallet announced a collaboration to bring AgaMatrix’s connected blood glucose monitoring solutions together with LifeWallet’s apps for health risk assessment and follow-up care, for improved outcomes in population health management.

Decreasing sensitivity to insulin — often associated with obesity and eventual type 2 diabetes — may also cause young adults to have lower bone mass at a time of life when it should be at its peak, Korean researchers say.

For obese people who sit for most of the day, replacing some sitting time with standing, slow walking or slow cycling reduces average blood sugar across the day.