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Over weight people with large waist- Risk of diabetes

9 Jun

Recent Study Sheds Light on Diabetes Risk “Overweight people with a large waist are as likely to develop type 2 diabetes in later life as those who are obese, according to an international study involving a Cambridge epidemiology unit.

Researchers say that while people who are overweight but “pear-shaped” have a relatively low risk of the disease, those who carry the extra pounds around their waist run similar risks as those who are seriously overweight. (more…)