The risk of diabetes increases threefold in adolescents with obesity

U.S. scientists have conducted research communication risk of developing diabetes with a high index of body mass in adolescents. The analysis covered 8157 adolescents and young adults aged 14 to 21 years.

The analysis of archival data obtained with 1979, it was determined that a high body mass index in adolescence increases the rice diabetes 2.94 times. This is a significant increase in risk compared with people who have excess weight occurred at an older age.

The conclusions of this study should guide public health for the prevention of obesity at a young age, as it can significantly affect the number of patients with diabetes mellitus.

Given the current "food behavior of adolescents in the country and the cult of power in fast food, you need to put a lot of effort to obtain the effect of promoting healthy eating. But the resources spent are quick to justify himself, as investments in patients with diabetes is enormous.

From Joyce M. Lee Excess Body Mass Index-Years, a Measure of Degree and Duration of Excess Weight, and Risk for Incident Diabetes" published in the medical journal Archives of Pediatrics"

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