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What waist size puts someone old at risk for diabetes?

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Dr. Deborah Wong
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In brief: 45" is official answ

A new vital sign when the cdc finally recognized overwt and the epidemic of obesity as a stand alone medical condition of high risk for future chronic dz is now waist measurement.
For men, waist size>45"&women 40" puts you at risk for chronic dz.Excess fat causes an inflammatory state.Chronic inflammation=chronic disease.See a physician specializing in aggressive, safe lifestyle changes for health.

In brief: 45" is official answ

A new vital sign when the cdc finally recognized overwt and the epidemic of obesity as a stand alone medical condition of high risk for future chronic dz is now waist measurement.
For men, waist size>45"&women 40" puts you at risk for chronic dz.Excess fat causes an inflammatory state.Chronic inflammation=chronic disease.See a physician specializing in aggressive, safe lifestyle changes for health.
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