HEALTH RISKS OF OBESITY Archives

Prediabetes: detecting this early can mean preventing diabetes

In most people, type 2 diabetes is preceded by a prediabetes, which eventually progresses to diabetes in a few years. Controlling the lifestyle factors leading to prediabetes can help you in preventing  diabetes

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Obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes: the full spectrum of insulin resistance metabolic disorders

Obesity, the technical word for being ‘fat’ is defined as a BMI of 25 or more for people of Indian subcontinent and it increase not only your chance of prediabetes, diabetes and metabolic syndrome but also death from all causes (health risks of obesity)

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Manage harmful effects of obesity while trying to lose weight

For people who are overweight or obese and trying to lose weight, often the focus on losing kilos and inches obviates their focus on keeping healthy.

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Overweight and obese people: know your health risks

Obesity is a rapidly growing condition among affluent Indians.  It is a significant contributor to the diabetes and heart disease in Indian people. The severity of insulin resistance, which is the central health problem in obesity, is higher in Indians than white Caucasians.

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