Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 24th, 2005
"Everybody knows that obesity eventually causes diabetes and that when you have complications of the disease, you may even die," says Dr. David W. Stepp, cardiovascular researcher in the Medical College of Georgia Vascular Biology Center.
"What is underappreciated...is that there are vascular changes and cardiovascular effects of obesity well before you become diabetic."
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