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10 lbs weight loss reduces risk of diabetes 30%
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A 10-pound weight loss reduces the risk of type II diabetes by approximately 30 percent according to a two-year study of 154 obese patients who had at least one parent with diabetes.
Wing RR; Venditti E; Jakicic JM; Polley BA; Lang W. Lifestyle intervention in overweight individuals with a family history of diabetes [see comments]. Diabetes Care, 1998 Mar, 21(3):350-9.
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