Educators must address weight reduction in diabetes management

Many adults with diabetes also have overweight or obesity. Although the mechanisms underlying the connection between diabetes and adiposity are not fully understood, experts point to insulin resistance induced by excess weight as the cause of elevated blood glucose levels.

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