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Teen Overweight, Obesity Predicts Diabetes Mortality

Adolescent body mass index (BMI) predicts diabetes mellitus (DM) mortality in midlife, according to a study published online in Diabetes Care.

Gilad Twig, MD, PhD, from the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer, Israel, and colleagues examined the correlation for BMI in late adolescence with diabetes mortality in midlife.

 

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