Study: Obese diabetes patients outlive thin patients

Why being thin with diabetes is dangerous

Some surprising news for overweight or obese people with Type 2 diabetes.

A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association says obese people are likely to live longer than average weight people after being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

Doctors say this doesn't mean obese people should abandon their weight loss efforts.

People who are normal weight are still less likely to develop diabetes.

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