Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 31st, 2005
"Obesity is a major risk factor for the development of endothelial dysfunction. We explored the effect of different degrees of body mass on endothelial function, lipids, systemic inflammation, and glucose homeostasis and the effect of surgically induced weight loss on endothelial function in severely obese humans. A cross-sectional study of healthy subjects across a wide range of body fatness was performed to characterize the effect of obesity on flow-mediated dilatation (FMD), systemic inflammation, blood pressure, and insulin sensitivity," scientists writing in the journal Obesity...
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