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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 53 years experience
In many: Increases risk of diabetes high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart and vascular disease even those who are 'metabolically healthy' have increase risk arthritic complaints, sleep apnea vein trouble in legs so all obese patients should be treated agressively.

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