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Hearty feasts and couch-potato marathons are holiday traditions, but UT Southwestern Medical Center experts warn that packing on pounds and not exercising could be deadly for the 6 million Americans who have diabetes and don’t even know it.

Endocrinologist Dr. Manisha Chandalia warns that packing on pounds and not exercising during the holiday season could be deadly for the 6 million Americans who have diabetes and don’t even know it. Diabetes, a metabolic disorder linked with obesity, can be a silent killer because its symptoms aren’t sudden, but build up over time and lead to heart disease or other maladies.

That’s bad news for those with undiagnosed diabetes.

November 21, 2006 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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