Adulthood increases type 2 diabetes risk

Adults who develop obesity after having elevated childhood BMI are at higher risk for type 2 diabetes compared with those who avoid obesity regardless of childhood BMI status, according to findings presented at the European Congress on Obesity.

Source: Maintaining high BMI into adulthood increases type 2 diabetes risk Page 2

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