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Why Being Thin Doesn't Put You Out Of Diabetes' Reach

First Posted: 06/27/11 02:01 PM ET Updated: 08/27/11 06:12 AM ET

Thin Diabetes

TIME:

Being lean doesn't get you entirely off the health hook -- in a genetic analysis of more than 75,000 people, United Kingdom researchers found that lean people with a specific genetic variant were at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and heart disease despite their lower body fat.

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