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A 31-year-old male asked:

why i have severe abdominal obesity with fatty thighs?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Obesity: You are obese most likely because you eat too many calories, eat the wrong kind of calories and do not get appropriate and regular exercise.
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
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High risk ofdiabetes: This is your body. Because you are asian, you are at very high risk of developing diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. Make sure you are screened for "metabolic syndrome" by your doctor.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
You tell us...: Do you exercise? How is your eating plan? Do you eat small meals throughout the day or just one big meal at night? Are there overweight and obese people in your family? Do you sleep enough at night, and is your sleep schedule regular and predictable? Do you drink water or more caloric beverages? These are some questions you need to answer.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

What is the difference between abdominal obesity and gynecoid obesity?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
A lot!: An apple is prone to all aspects of metabolic syndrome: BP and lipid issues, Insulin resistance, & type 2 dm. The pear is not.
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A 33-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: Abdominal obesity?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Abdominal Obesity: Abdominal obesity is also known as central obesity or central adiposity. It occurs when there is excess fat around the abdomen/ abdominal organs and has been correlated with cardiovascular disease.

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