Are we doctors falling down on our duty? Just one in three people advised by physician to exercise

USA Today reports that just “one in three people in the USA say their doctor advised them to start exercising or continue doing so during an office visit over the course of a year, a new government study shows.”

These “findings are based on interviews with more than 60,000 people as part of the CDC’s National Health Interview Survey.”

The survey indicated, “In 2010, 56% of adults with diabetes were advised to exercise; 44% of patients with high blood pressure; 41% with heart disease; 36% with cancer.”

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