Obesity and type 2 diabetes: what can be unified and what needs to be individualized?

Eckel, Robert H; Kahn, Steven E; Ferrannini, Ele; Goldfine, Allison B; Nathan, David M; Schwartz, Michael W; Smith, Robert J; Smith, Steven R
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism; 2011 Jun;96(6):1654-63. PMID: 21602457
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, and Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA.


This report examines what is known about the relationship between obesity and type 2 diabetes and how future research in these areas might be directed to benefit prevention, interventions, and overall patient care.