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Adult obesity and type 2 diabetes

Adult obesity and type 2 diabetes

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This report describes the relationship between obesity and type 2 diabetes among adults. It describes the epidemiology of each disorder, how the two conditions are linked and why they present a major public health challenge. Latest available data and evidence illustrate prevalence trends in both obesity and diabetes at a national and local level as well as the potential implications in terms of health consequences, inequalities and cost.
Published July 2014
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