Obesity Lead to Diabetes

Taylor Kemp
Core 3
November 19

5 Facts You May Not Know About Obesity:

- There are 2 main types of diabetes (Type 1 and Type 2).

- Most obese people develop Type 2 Diabetes

- Diabetes is when the body makes enough insulin but the cells in the body have become more resistant to the salutary.

-  Being overweight stresses the insides of individual cells.

- Overeating stresses membranous network inside of cells called endoplasmic reticulum (ER).

Statics: 29.1 million people in the United States have some type of diabetes. 8.1 million people also have diabetes but are unaware that they have it.

Link: http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?art...

Title: "Why Does Obesity Cause Diabetes?"

Year Published: 2004

Produced by: Barbara K. Hecht, Ph. D.  and   Fredrick Hecht, M. D.

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