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Med Clin North Am. 1989 Jan;73(1):111-38.

Health risks of obesity.

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Division of Endocrinology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

Abstract

Evidence implicating obesity as a risk-factor disease is critically reviewed. Possible reasons for the many conflicting findings are addressed. The classification of obesity, based upon the site of body fat distribution, and possible biologic mechanisms associating regional adiposity with morbidity, are discussed.

PMID:
2643000
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