10 doctors weighed in:

How is diabetes mellitus type 2 associated with obesity?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: There is a direct

Link between obesity and type 2 diabetes.
No doubt.

In brief: There is a direct

Link between obesity and type 2 diabetes.
No doubt.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Thank
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