By Andrea M. Pampaloni, Ph.D.

The link between obesity and diabetes is incontrovertible, with 90 percent of type 2 diabetics being overweight or obese. More than nine percent of the American population — over 30 million people — have been diagnosed with diabetes, and that number is expected to increase by 54 percent by 2030. When pre-diabetics are counted, the number soars to over 100 million people.

Weight loss and lifestyle change are critical to reducing and reversing type 2 diabetes, and multiple studies and reviews support the use of medically supervised meal replacement and Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD) programs as safe and effective for patients with obesity and diabetes.

Download the entire White Paper Free --->
Join the conversation!
Complimentary White Paper

Obesity and Diabetes: Growing Epidemics