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Obesity and Diabetes: Diabetes patients are considered obese when they have a Body Mass Index over 30. Such patients are at greater risk for a host of other problems cardiovascular disease, cancer, sleep apnea, and poor quality of life. Tremendous research is being done to control, manage, and reverse obesity in diabetics and the educated healthcare professional can help.

How the Liver Affects Insulin and Vice Versa: Part 2, Obesity and Lipid Metabolism

Andre McMahon, PharmD Candidate, University of Florida College of Pharmacy Dave Joffe, Editor-in-chief, Diabetes In Control The metabolic syndrome is associated with many risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular complications which include: central obesity, elevated fasting glucose, elevated triglycerides, decreased high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, and hypertension. When a …

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