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Cycling for Health

Cycling for Health Research Original Investigation Association of Cycling With All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality Among Persons With Diabetes Editor's Note Rita F. Redberg, MD, MSc; Eric Vittinghoff, PhD; Mitchell H. Katz, MD In this issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, Ried-Larsen and tion bias of people who are able to cycle, it is important to share colleagues report a longitudinal study of the benefits of cy- this evidence for the potentially large health benefits of cy- cling in a large cohort of persons with diabetes, with 110 944 cling, which almost surely generalize to persons without dia- person-years of follow-up, from 10 Western European coun- betes. Furthermore, there are environmental benefits to in- tries. Cycling was associated creasing the use of cycling for commuting and other transport with at least a 24% lower all- because cycling helps to decrease the adverse environmental Related article page 1196 cause mortality when com- and health effects of automobile exhaust. pared with noncyclists, independent of other physical activi- The data in the report by Ried-Larsen and colleagues add ties and possible confounders. to previous studies showing benefits of cycling compared with Of course, these are observational data, albeit carefully other physical activity. A previous large Danish study http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Cycling for Health

Abstract

Research Original Investigation Association of Cycling With All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality Among Persons With Diabetes Editor's Note Rita F. Redberg, MD, MSc; Eric Vittinghoff, PhD; Mitchell H. Katz, MD In this issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, Ried-Larsen and tion bias of people who are able to cycle, it is important to share colleagues report a longitudinal study of the benefits of cy- this evidence for the potentially large health benefits of cy- cling in a large cohort of...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2021 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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2168-6106
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2168-6114
DOI
10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3830
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Abstract

Research Original Investigation Association of Cycling With All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality Among Persons With Diabetes Editor's Note Rita F. Redberg, MD, MSc; Eric Vittinghoff, PhD; Mitchell H. Katz, MD In this issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, Ried-Larsen and tion bias of people who are able to cycle, it is important to share colleagues report a longitudinal study of the benefits of cy- this evidence for the potentially large health benefits of cy- cling in a large cohort of persons with diabetes, with 110 944 cling, which almost surely generalize to persons without dia- person-years of follow-up, from 10 Western European coun- betes. Furthermore, there are environmental benefits to in- tries. Cycling was associated creasing the use of cycling for commuting and other transport with at least a 24% lower all- because cycling helps to decrease the adverse environmental Related article page 1196 cause mortality when com- and health effects of automobile exhaust. pared with noncyclists, independent of other physical activi- The data in the report by Ried-Larsen and colleagues add ties and possible confounders. to previous studies showing benefits of cycling compared with Of course, these are observational data, albeit carefully other physical activity. A previous large Danish study

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JAMA Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 19, 2021

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