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Are diabetes, thyroid diseases, child births common causes of obesity?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Obesity

Obesity is the main cause of diabetes type 2.
Thyroid disease can cause weight gain or weight loss, depending on what it's doing. Obesity does not cause child births.

In brief: Obesity

Obesity is the main cause of diabetes type 2.
Thyroid disease can cause weight gain or weight loss, depending on what it's doing. Obesity does not cause child births.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

It is the other way around: obesity can lead to type 2 diabetes, and is associated with a higher risk for developing type 1 diabetes.
Hypothyrodism is not responsible for obesity, especially when thyroid function tests become normal with levothyroxine treatment.

In brief: No

It is the other way around: obesity can lead to type 2 diabetes, and is associated with a higher risk for developing type 1 diabetes.
Hypothyrodism is not responsible for obesity, especially when thyroid function tests become normal with levothyroxine treatment.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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