Even a little weight loss may lower diabetes risk in teens

08/1/2013 | United Press International

A modest weight loss of about 8% was associated with better insulin sensitivity in obese youths ages 13 to 17, researchers reported in the Journal of Pediatrics. The results suggest that even small improvements in exercise and eating habits may help reduce diabetes risk in obese teens, researchers said.

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