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Can losing weight lower my risk of diabetes?

Harris H. McIlwain, MD
Rheumatology
While researchers are not sure why being overweight increases the risk of diabetes, they do know from clinical studies that losing some weight helps prevent it. That came through loud and clear in a study of people at high risk for diabetes, who were overweight or whose parents had the disease. Researchers reported that these men and women cut their risk for diabetes by 30 percent simply by losing 10 pounds and keeping it off.
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