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how is diabetes mellitus type 2 associated with obesity?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Cause: Obesity is the number one cause of type 2 diabetes. Obesity leads to Insulin resistance which impair the ability of Insulin to work efficiently causing high blood sugar. There are many causes for type 2 diabetes but obesity is a leading cause.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
There is a direct: Link between obesity and type 2 diabetes. No doubt.

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