Type-2 Diabetes Patients Can Reduce Health Care Costs by Losing Weight

August 23, 2014 6:43 AM

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Type-2 Diabetes Patients Can Reduce Health Care Costs by Losing Weight

Overweight adults with type-2 diabetes can lower their health care costs by shedding some extra pounds, a new study reveals.

Type-2 diabetes is the chronic condition in which the body fails to use insulin properly. It was once known as adult-onset or noninsulin-dependent diabetes. It affects the way the body metabolizes sugar. Among those diagnosed with type-2 diabetes, nearly 80-90 percent is obese. These two factors tog...

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