diabesity


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A popular term for the common clinical association of type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity, a subgroup of which has been termed syndrome X

diabesity

A popular term for the common clinical association of type 2 DM–
adult-onset DM and obesity, a subgroup of which has been termed 'syndrome X', see there.
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Diabesity'' (Bantam; $15) is ambitious, ranging from socioeconomic factors that contribute to the twin illnesses to evolutionary history and the genes that predispose us to diabesity, which is, incidentally, revealed as not a uniquely American phenomenon.
Kaufman's book on diabesity showcased a "super-simple" plan implemented by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Massachusetts called "5-2-1 Jump Up and Go.
Diabesity (adult onset diabetes in obese children) is the enemy
Help us convince kids to get up and at 'em with exercise, sports, healthy activities, and good nutrition by inventing a really scary diabesity beast that tries to get kids to watch too much television, eat junk food, and avoid exercise like walking to school.
Draw a great diabesity beast--and some kids getting away from it by running or walking to school or doing some other exercise--and we might use it in the magazine.
Diabesity and associated disorders in Australia--2000.
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According to Dr Rajeswaran Chinnadorai, chairman of the National Diabesity Forum and the consultant physician leading the Kirklees weight management service, around 90% of the morbidly obese people who end up in his specialist obesity clinic are women.
Today, America has become the United States of Diabesity with 70 percent of Americans and 40 percent of children overweight, and one in two Americans having pre-diabetes or type-2 diabetes," said Hyman.
Aside from portion control, eating too much sugar is what scientists continue to claim is causing such a huge rise in Diabesity.
Professor David Haslam, GP and Chair of the National Obesity Forum, said: "We are facing a diabesity crisis and ultimately, treating diabetes without addressing weight loss is futile.
Diabesity was coined by Shape Up America to define the direct correlation between diabetes and obesity" said Dr Jonathan Pinkney, Consultant Senior Lecturer and Diabetologist.