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Klin Med (Mosk). 2008;86(11):15-22.

[On the problem of obesity in internal diseases].

[Article in Russian]

Abstract

A review of available data on epidemiology of obesity, its classification, physiological role and morphological structure of adipose tissue, effect of obesity on metabolic processes depending on fat distribution in the body. The influence of obesity on the function of cardio-vascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and endocrine systems is considered along with its role in the clinical picture and outcome of somatic diseases.

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