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Diabetes

25 May 2011

Eating less fat cuts diabetes risks

Losing weight may not be required to lower a person's risk for diabetes, a new study contends. Rather, the study found, small dietary changes can make a big difference in risk, even without weight loss.

Losing weight may not be required to lower a person's risk for diabetes, a new study contends.

"These improvements indicate a decreased risk for diabetes," Gower said. Surprisingly, she added, the study participants were at lower risk for the disease regardless of whether they lost any weight.

 

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