No association of overweight childhood and adult type 2 diabetes risk after weight loss

1. Compared to men who were never overweight, those overweight at age 7 who returned to a normal body mass index (BMI) by age 13 had no increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

2. Men overweight at age 13 who returned to normal weight by adulthood had an increased risk of type 2 diabetes greater than those who were never overweight, but less than men persistently overweight into adulthood.

Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)          

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