Written by Dr. Sue Pedersen, MD, FRCPC DABOM and published in Canadian Diabetes & Endocrinology Today: Science for the Real World
Approximately 90% of people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) have overweight or obesity. Thus, weight management is a highly relevant clinical issue in this patient population. However, studies of obesity treatment in people with T2D consistently show that people with T2D lose less weight than people who do not have diabetes. There are many reasons why weight loss can be more difficult to achieve for people with diabetes.