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I am 77 pounds overerweight, what is my risk for getting diabetes type 2?

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Dr. Maureen Mays
Clinical Lipidology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Very high.

Very high. Even higher if you also have a family history of type 2 diabetes.
Get healthy now - before it's too late.

In brief: Very high.

Very high. Even higher if you also have a family history of type 2 diabetes.
Get healthy now - before it's too late.
Dr. Maureen Mays
Dr. Maureen Mays
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: More than average

Although, it is impossible to give you a flat # of your diabetes chance , being overweight definitely increases one's average risk of diabetes.
Bad genetics is another risk factor. Abdominal obesity is especially disadavantageous.

In brief: More than average

Although, it is impossible to give you a flat # of your diabetes chance , being overweight definitely increases one's average risk of diabetes.
Bad genetics is another risk factor. Abdominal obesity is especially disadavantageous.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Jennie Law
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Increased

Being overweight definitely increases your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, but not all obese people do (why, we don't clearly understand, but it is likely something in your genetic make-up is protecting you so far).
Even among morbidly obese people about to undergo bariatric surgery, only 1 in 3 (high, but not 3/3) have diabetes. Still many health benefits of losing some weight...

In brief: Increased

Being overweight definitely increases your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, but not all obese people do (why, we don't clearly understand, but it is likely something in your genetic make-up is protecting you so far).
Even among morbidly obese people about to undergo bariatric surgery, only 1 in 3 (high, but not 3/3) have diabetes. Still many health benefits of losing some weight...
Dr. Jennie Law
Dr. Jennie Law
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