Percentage of adults in the USA affected by obesity and type 2 diabetes

Range >50 %
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Hirosumi J et al., A central role for JNK in obesity and insulin resistance. Nature. 2002 Nov 21 420(6913):333-6. p.333 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID12447443
Primary Source Must A, Spadano J, Coakley EH, Field AE, Colditz G, Dietz WH. The disease burden associated with overweight and obesity. JAMA. 1999 Oct 27 282(16):1523-9.PubMed ID10546691
Comments "Obesity and type 2 diabetes are the most prevalent and serious metabolic diseases they affect more than 50% of adults in the USA (primary source)"
Entered by Uri M
ID 108381