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diabesity

Syllabification: di·a·be·si·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌdīəˈbēsədē
 
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Definition of diabesity in English:

noun

informal
Used to refer to a form of diabetes that typically develops in later life and is associated with being obese: regular exercise helps prevent diabesity
More example sentences
  • Physical activity and non-clinical weight management programs can compensate for our bad genes and prevent diabesity.
  • The employees...will participate in service opportunities designed to combat Indiana's diabesity problem.
  • The concept of "diabesity" has changed some doctors' attitudes in the diabetes field.

Origin

1980s: blend of diabetes and obesity.

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