Posted on November 14th, 2011
photo credit: Donald Lee Pardue
In a report issued on Monday by the International Diabetes Federation, the group estimated that 552 million people may have diabetes by 2030. Today, about one adult in 13 has some form of diabetes. Head of the World Health Organization’s diabetes unit, Gojka Roglic, states that a significant portion of future diabetes cases are preventable, as most cases of the disease are Type 2, which predominantly hits middle-aged people and is associated with weight gain and a sedentary lifestyle.
Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, most Americans probably gain about a pound- certainly not cause for alarm. However, most people fail to get rid of that extra pound during the next calendar year, and wind up adding another one to it the following year.
Finding the time to exercise during the busy holiday season is easier said than done, so why not provide your clients and/or employees with compact, travel-friendly workout equipment like promotional pedometers or exercise bands to help them maintain their fitness regimens on the go? For amazing, “stay-healthy” promotional products that double as fantastic holiday gifts, keep reading…