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Daily steps linked to lower cardiovascular risk in older adults

Jenny Blair, MD   |   Clinical Summary   |   03 January 2023
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Risks begin to drop well below the 10,000-step mark.

Takeaway

  • Risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) events falls as daily step counts rise in an older adult population.
  • Taking 6000-9000 steps a day is associated with as much as 50% lower risk vs taking 2000 steps.

Why this matters

  • Many adults do...

          

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