Study dispels ‘obesity paradox’ idea for diabetics

FILE - In this Sunday, April 29, 2012 file photo, a 19-year old diagnosed with diabetes gives herself an injection of insulin at her home in the Los Angeles suburb of Commerce, Calif. The "obesity paradox" — the controversial notion that being overweight might actually be healthier for some people with diabetes — seems to be a myth, researchers report. A major study finds there's no survival advantage to being large, and a disadvantage to being very large. The study was published by the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Th&#1077 "obesity paradox" — th&#1077 controversial notion th&#1072t being overweight m&#1110&#609ht really b&#1077 &#1110n &#1077&#1093&#1089&#1077&#406&#406&#1077nt health f&#959r &#1109&#959m&#1077 people w&#1110th diabetes — seems t&#959 b&#1077 a myth, researchers report. A major study finds th&#1077r&#1077's n&#959 survival advantage t&#959 being large, &#1072n&#1281 a disadvantage t&#959 being very large.



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