Weight Management in Adulthood

Weight Management in Adulthood

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Some adults with CdLS are overweight and may be obese. Close attention should be paid to ensuring a healthy, low calorie diet and physical activity is encouraged.

A very small number of adults with CdLS develop type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a common condition that causes high sugar (glucose) levels in the blood, resulting in excessive thirst and tiredness. Individuals who are overweight have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes.


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