Body weight and mortality in type 2 diabetes: weighing up the evidence.

  title={Body weight and mortality in type 2 diabetes: weighing up the evidence.},
  author={Jennifer Logue and Naveed 4 Sattar},
  journal={Diabetes & metabolism},
  volume={39 4},
It is well established that increased body mass is the major isk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes [1]. However, espite the treatment guidelines recommending weight manageent with the aim of weight loss in type 2 diabetes [2], the enefits of weight loss for cardiovascular disease and mortality nce type 2 diabetes is established are unknown. The relationship between body mass index (BMI) at diagosis of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and subsequent mortality has roven to be more complicated… CONTINUE READING
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