Thinner Diabetics at Higher Death Risk, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Study  
8/8/2012 7:08:13 AM

American adults of a normal weight with new-onset diabetes die at a higher rate than overweight/obese adults with the same disease, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study. The study, to be published in the Aug. 7 issue of JAMA, found that normal-weight participants experienced both significantly higher total and non-cardiovascular mortality than overweight/obese participants.