Doctors prescribe diabetes treatment medications 15 times more than obesity drugs, study finds

Doctors prescribe diabetes treatment medications 15 times more than obesity drugs, study finds

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Obesity is a well-established major risk factor for developing diabetes, with almost 90% of people living with type 2 diabetes having obesity or overweight. Even with the close tie between obesity and type 2 diabetes, new research shows that healthcare clinicians prescribe 15 times more antidiabetes medications than those for obesity.