Adolescent Obesity and Early-Onset Type 2 Diabetes

Israeli cohort study (n=1,462,362) found being overweight & obese (OB) in adolescence significantly increased type 2 diabetes risk at early adulthood in a graded relationship. Hazard ratio for diabetes in severely OB males & females was 25.8 and 44.7,respectively vs normal weight

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