Do you believe that only people who are overweight are susceptible to type 2 Diabetes? A study reported in medscape clinical briefs describes three risk factors which may independently increase the risk for developing type 2 Diabetes. People with Insulin Resistance almost quadrupled their risk of developing Diabetes Type 2 whereas people with either obesity for fatty liver increased their chance of developing diabetes by a factor of 2.5. A cluster of all three risk factors increased the odds of developing Diabetes Type 2 by a factor of 14. This study shows the impact of genetic and environmental factors in increasing the risk of developing Diabetes type 2.
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