Insulin sensitivity and the functioning of special cells in the pancreas that secrete the hormone are reportedly better in taller people.
Shorter people are at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes , according to a study published Tuesday. The greater health risk in shorter individuals is likely linked to higher liver fat content, and a larger number of risk factors for heart disease , stroke and diabetes, the authors speculated.
It has also been reported that insulin sensitivity and the functioning of special cells in the pancreas that secrete the hormone are better in taller people.
People with diabetes have excessively high blood glucose, or blood sugar, which comes from food.
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