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Anyone knows what are the other causes of diabetes mellitus type 2 besides food?
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
12 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
There are other risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes beside bad food choices: obesity, family history of diabetes, sedentary lifestyle, history of gestational diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndromes, older age, metabolic syndrome, history of giving birth to a baby > 9 lbs.
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In brief: Yes
There are other risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes beside bad food choices: obesity, family history of diabetes, sedentary lifestyle, history of gestational diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndromes, older age, metabolic syndrome, history of giving birth to a baby > 9 lbs.
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
insulin levels are commonly quite high in this condition, and tissues require more to transport glucose than in the normal condition. In obesity, surgical management seem (gastric banding and bypass) seem to reverse this. So it is over eating, leading to obesity, or under activity causing ingested calories to deposit as fat that exacerbate risk and familial tendencies.
Dr. Maureen Mays
Clinical Lipidology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Overweight, etc.
Eating poorly, being overweight/obese, family history - all causes of type 2 dm.

In brief: Overweight, etc.
Eating poorly, being overweight/obese, family history - all causes of type 2 dm.
Dr. Maureen Mays
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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Family Medicine
In brief: Read this
https://www.kaushikmd.com/type-2-diabetes-what-is-it/

In brief: Read this
https://www.kaushikmd.com/type-2-diabetes-what-is-it/
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
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