Obese patients adhere well to medication

The Diabetes Management and Impact for Long-term Empowerment and Success (MILES) survey compared self-care attitudes in 530 patients with type 2 diabetes with BMI > 35kg/m2 to matched controls with BMI < 35kg/m2.

Only 20% of the severely obese group followed a healthy diet compared with 30% of the other obese group, and the severely obese group placed less importance in, and were more burdened by, diet and exercise recommendations.

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