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Question #847

Weight loss has been shown to have a positive impact on glucose control and cardiovascular risk factors. At which weight loss threshold do these positive benefits start to become meaningfully apparent?

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Answer: B. Weight reduction of 5-10%

Modest weight loss of 5-10% has been shown to positively influence glucose control and cardiovascular risk factors. Weight loss may be through dietary, pharmacological, or surgical means.

Obes Rev. 2015 Jan; 16(1): 77–87.

Diabetes Care 2011 Jul; 34(7): 1481-1486. http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/dc10-2415

 

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