Development of type 2 diabetes in men at lower body mass indices than women

New research has looked at the associations between age, sex and BMI at diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. The study involved analysing data from 51,920 men and 43,137 women included in a diabetes register in Scotland. The study showed that men are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at lower BMI than women across the age range.

Read more about the study in Diabetologia.

Posted: 09/11/2011 16:17:30 by Barbara Whelan


 

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