By 2020, more than 60% of all adults in America will be at risk for, or suffer from, type 2 diabetes, prediabetes or obesity. Research shows that up to 70% of type 2 diabetes and obesity cases are genetically based, so millions of families are affected.
The Diabesity Research Foundation has a critical role to play in educating medical professionals and the public about the true causes of diabesity and the most effective treatments available. In sharing this knowledge and by supporting cutting-edge research, DRF is emerging as a key leader in stemming the diabetes and obesity epidemics.
This is the diabesity epidemic.
Popular opinion says the problem can be controlled with diet and exercise, but today’s science has shown that the real problem for many people is metabolic dysfunction – which is a medical condition, not a behavioral issue.
It’s time for popular opinion to be informed by science.