Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 23rd, 2003
"Type 2 diabetes is common in the elderly and when compounded by obesity presents a major challenge for the physician. Obesity plays a central role in the etiology and pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes," scientists in England report.
"Body weight is determined by an interaction between genetic, environmental, and psychosocial factors acting through the physiological mediators of energy intake and expenditure," stated Shivani Dewan and John P. H. Wilding at University Hospital Aintree. "Obesity is thought to predispose to type 2 diabetes...
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