Originally Posted by Sannyasi
Why is Type 2 Diabetes, which is the result of obesity, a disease but obesity isn't?
Type 2 Diabetes is a disease because it is not causes by obesity. Research has shown that Type 2 has a very very strong genetic component. It runs in families and there are thin Type 2 diabetics.
So, far research has shown that Type 2 deals with at least one disorder in the way the digestive system processes carbs.