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Years of life lost and healthy life-years lost from diabetes and cardiovascular disease in overweight and obese people: a modelling study

Despite the increased risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes associated with excess bodyweight, development of a clinically meaningful metric for health professionals remains a challenge. We estimated the years of life lost and the life-years lost from diabetes and cardiovascular disease associated with excess bodyweight.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/landia/article/PIIS2213-8587(14)70229-3/abstract