obesity and type 2 diabetes

Matthew Wattenbarger       November, 18, 2014    core 4

Carrying extra weight increases the chances of developing serious health problems such as diabetes and other diseases. The American diabetes Association estimates 21 million people have diabetes. Pre diabetes is a condition in which fasting blood glucose levels are elevated. Type two diabetes is associated with insulin resistance. Insulin is an important hormone that delivers glucose to our cells. More than 65 percent of american adults are over weight.

Title: Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

Author: Debra Manzella

Date Published: July, 07, 2014

Link: diabetes.about.com/od/symptomsdiagnosis/a/obesity.htm                                                                                                               

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