The magnitude of association between overweight and obesity and the risk of diabetes: A meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies

Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 08/13/2010

The objectives of this meta–analysis were to examine the magnitude of the relative risk (RR) of developing type 2 diabetes for overweight and obese populations, compared to those with normal weight, and to determine causes of the variation in RR between various cohort studies.

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