Losing weight lowers health care costs for adults with type 2 diabetes

21 agosto 2014

Overweight individuals with diabetes who lose weight by dieting and increasing their physical activity can reduce their health care costs by an average of more than $500 per year, according to a new study. «Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease that is affecting more and more adults, increasing their health care needs and costs,» one author said. «This study shows that by losing weight and being physically active, individuals can reduce these costs.»