Losing Excess Weight Before Adolescence May Help Avoid Type 2

Excess weight is a risk factor in developing type 2 diabetes at any age. A new study has found that adolescence may be a vital cutoff point for weight management to reduce type 2 risk. The researchers found that overweight children who were able to achieve a healthy weight by age 13 had the no greater risk of developing type 2 in adulthood than others who had never been overweight. Read more 

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