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Obesity, Insulin Resistance and the Metabolic Syndrome

Jan 12, 2021 | Chemical Pathology

Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat accumulates to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health. One such effect could be insulin resistance, which, when appearing with other characteristics such as obesity, high blood pressure, elevated blood sugar levels and and high triglycerides (fat-like substances in the blood) are health risks collectively known as the Metabolic Syndrome.

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