When weight loss brings diabetes into remission, heart and kidney disease rates also drop

Those whose diabetes went into remission for even a short period had a 40% lower rate of heart disease.
HealthDay News

Patients who lose weight to help control their diabetes also experience a reduction in rates of cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease, a study shows.

Substantial weight loss that led to even a short-lived remission in type 2 diabetes also prompted a 40% lower rate in heart disease and a 33% lower rate of kidney disease, researchers report.