Is Your Spare Tire Riskier For Type 2?

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By Kathleen Blanchard RN for

Obesity is consistently linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes. But new research suggests the disease is more likely to affect people with excess fat around the stomach organs, or visceral fat. It’s not obesity alone that raises diabetes risk. It seems it’s where fat accumulates in the body that’s more important.

Visceral fat is the kind that lies behind the abdominal cavity and is deeper than subcutaneous fat, or fat just under the skin.

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