Most people who are obese also live with type 2 diabetes, in fact the current obesity epidemic has risen in tandem with the type 2 diabetes rate in the U.S. Weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight is one of the best ways to keep type 2 diabetes symptoms under control.
Depending upon where you live, the answer will vary. Just like different insurance plans may have exclusions of coverage for weight loss-related programs and treatment, so do the insurance plans provided for by state Medicaid programs. As part of the Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance, the George Washington…