Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 23rd, 2006
"Moderate weight loss improves metabolic and cardiovascular risk factors and prevents the progression to type 2 diabetes. Furthermore, a healthy lifestyle is associated with tower cardiovascular mortality, whereas sustained weight loss and increased fitness are both associated with reduced cardiovascular mortality," according to the report from England.
W.P. James at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine explained, "Currently available anti-obesity drugs have been shown to deliver moderate weight loss in more patients and for longer than diet and exercise...
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