Diabetes weights for no man: try your 21-year-old jeans on for size

Despite a normal body mass index, if you can’t fit into your old denims you run the risk of developing type 2 diabetes

29 September 2021 - 19:28 By Alice Gledhill

Anyone who can’t fit into the jeans they wore when they were 21 years old risks developing type 2 diabetes, according to new findings cited in the Guardian.

Even those with a normal body mass index who can no longer wear their old trousers are “carrying too much fat”, the newspaper reported, citing Roy Taylor, a professor from Newcastle University. ..

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