Relationship of obesity to diabetes.

Original article


Rao GM, Morghom LO.

Horm Metab Res. 1984 Apr;16(4):209-10.


In a representative sample of 201 diabetic patients of Tripoli, Libya, 138 were obese. The highest percent of diabetics and obese belong to the age group 41-50 years. In all age groups, there was a parallel increase/decrease in obesity with diabetes. Regulation of body weight should be considered very important in control of diabetes.

Keywords: Relationship of obesity to diabetes.