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Does obesity kills ?

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Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Yes!: Obesity will lead to significant problems such as hypertension, diabetes, cardiomyopathy.... The list goes on and on.
Dr. Todd Woltman
Surgery 31 years experience
Absolutely: Obesity causes or contributes to an abundance of medical conditions that can shorten life, from diabetes to heart disease to cancer.
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Obesity: Obesity is linked to multiple other problems:arthritis, CAD, HTN, DM2. Central obesity also is associated with worsening inflammatory chemical in your system. Excess fat essentially becomes a type of endocrine organ with negative effect. Hey, check out this link and do something about it! http://mtex.it/d7iq1obg

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