Rapid Increase in Adolescent BMI Predicts Adult Obesity, Diabetes

Slideshow

How can adolescent body mass index influence T2DM risk later in adulthood? A new study offers insight. 

Tao Zhang, MD, PhD, and fellow researchers in the US and China have discovered a positive relationship between the rapidity of increasing body mass index (BMI) during adolescence and obesity with diabetes in adulthood. Click through the slides below for details on their study and take home points for clinical practice.

Related Videos
Brendon Neuen, MBBS, PhD | Credit: X.com
HCPLive Five at ADA 2024 | Image Credit: HCPLive
Ralph DeFronzo, MD | Credit: UT San Antonio
Timothy Garvey, MD | Credit: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Alexandra Louise Møller, MS, PhD | Credit: LinkedIn
A panel of 5 experts on Cushing's syndrome
A panel of 5 experts on Cushing's syndrome
Optimizing Diabetes Therapies with New Classifications
Vlado Perkovic, MBBS, PhD | Credit: George Institute of Global Health
Should We Reclassify Diabetes Subtypes?
© 2024 MJH Life Sciences

All rights reserved.