Why obese men face greater diabetes risk than women?

March 19, 2015 2:54 PM

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Why obese men face greater diabetes risk than women?

Obese men are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than obese women due to differences in the activity of a protein in the muscle, new research has found.

As people become overweight, their skeletal muscle develops insulin resistance that can lead to Type 2 diabetes.

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