di·​a·​be·​si·​ty ˌdī-ə-ˈbē-sə-tē How to pronounce diabesity (audio)
: obesity associated with diabetes : the state of being very overweight or obese and of having type 2 diabetes or one of the conditions (such as insulin resistance) that precedes it
Hectic work schedules, stress, cheap and easy fast food and sedentary lifestyles glued to the television set are some reasons why people fall into the trap of "diabesity."Meena Murthy, The Home News Tribune (East Brunswick, New Jersey)

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“Diabesity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diabesity. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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