Diabetes

Question
Posted by: | 2017/10/06

Q.

Excess amount of fat in the body.

If someone is overweight or is fat. Are fat people prompt to becoming diabetic?

Expert's Reply

A.

Diabetes expert
- 2017/10/09

Hi

As your weight increases, particularly around the waist, then your  risk of diabetes goes up. Increasing weight is therefore a strong risk factor for developing diabetes. Weight loss itself, though, is a very good way of reducing your risk 

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