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The contribution of excess weight to prevalent diabetes in Canadian adults.

Authors
  • Jiang, Ying
  • Chen, Yue
  • Mao, Yang
Type
Published Article
Journal
Public Health
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2008
Volume
122
Issue
3
Pages
271–276
Identifiers
PMID: 17931673
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Approximately 50% of diabetes risk is attributable to excess body weight in the Canadian population. This study suggests that control of body weight is the most important priority in diabetes prevention and control.

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