Obese type 2 diabetes patients may live longer than other patients
Some surprising news for overweight or obese people with type two diabetes. A study published in the Journal of American Medical Association says that
obese people appear to live longer than normal body weight people when their
disease was detected.
Researchers say this is due to a higher body mass index. People who have normal BMIs are twice as likely to
Why? Experts say normal weight people may be at a higher risk if their
fitness status isn't good.
Doctors still encourage obese people to
not abandon their weight loss efforts.