When you think about the health problems associated with being obese, you may think of a heart attack or stroke. But obesity is a major cause of type 2 diabetes, a disease in which the body is unable to use insulin to turn the glucose, from the food you eat, into energy. Left untreated, diabetes can lead to other serious health problems such as:
- Heart disease
- Limb loss
- Kidney damage
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes due to obesity, losing weight can help reverse it. We can help.