• Prevalence of obesity increasing among US adults with diabetes

    1 month ago - By Healio

    The proportion of adults with diabetes and obesity in the U.S. increased from 1999 to 2020, though more adults achieved blood pressure and lipid control during that period, according to a study published in Obesity.
    In an analysis of data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, the prevalence of obesity class I, class II and class III have all increased among U.S. adults with diabetes since 1999. Additionally, fewer adults with diabetes achieved glycemic control with an HbA1c of less than 7% in 2015-2020 compared with 2007-2010. Data did not distinguish between type 1 and
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