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Complications

Cardiovascular disease

The metabolic abnormalities related to intra-abdominal obesity considered to be involved in the development of cardiovascular disease include, but are not limited to components of: lipoprotein metabolism (plasma cholesterol and triglyceride transport), glucose and insulin homeostasis, blood pressure, and factors involved in thrombogenesis and inflammation.


References
Obesity: Impact on Cardiovascular Disease (AHA)




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