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Weight loss increases life expectancy of type 2 diabetics
Tuesday, May 04, 2004 2:50 pm Email this article
A 2.2 pounds weight loss increased life expectancy of a type-2 diabetic by 3 to 4 months, and a 22 pounds weight loss increased life expectancy by 35 percent according to Lean et al (1990).
Lean ME, Powrie JK, Anderson AS, Garthwaite PH. Obesity, weight loss and prognosis in type 2 diabetes. Diabetic Medicine 7(3): 228-233, 1990.
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