The Dilemma of Weight Loss in Diabetes

Franz, Marion J.
July 2007
Diabetes Spectrum;Summer2007, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p133
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the dilemma of weight loss in diabetes. She says that the most common message about weight loss that diabetics receive from media, friends, family and health professionals is that losing weight is just a matter of willpower. She emphasizes that preventing obesity is a high priority for the prevention of diabetes and other chronic diseases. She also discusses several studies on the prevention of diabetes as well as health professionals' recommendations for people with diabetes.


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