Definition of diabesity in English:


Line breaks: dia|bes¦ity
Pronunciation: /ˌdʌɪəˈbiːsɪti


[mass noun] informal
  • Used to refer to a form of diabetes which typically develops in later life and is associated with being obese: regular exercise helps prevent diabesity
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    • 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.


1980s: blend of diabetes and obesity .

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