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Why has there been such a sharp increase in type II diabetes in the us in the last 15 years?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Obesity

The rise in diabetes parallels that of obesity.
In fact, obesity and diabetes is now known as the dual epidemics. Obesity is the leading cause of diabetes.

In brief: Obesity

The rise in diabetes parallels that of obesity.
In fact, obesity and diabetes is now known as the dual epidemics. Obesity is the leading cause of diabetes.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Obesity

Obesity obesity.
That's the main factor. Also we are diagnosing it more with lower cutoffs for blood sugars.

In brief: Obesity

Obesity obesity.
That's the main factor. Also we are diagnosing it more with lower cutoffs for blood sugars.
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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