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Why is abdominal obesity higher risk for heart disease than other types of obesity?

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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Obesity

Statitical analysis links metabolic syndrome defined by waist greater than 36 inches in women and greater than 40 inches in men to greater risk of heart disease probably due to non-brown fat that is inactive to generating energy.

In brief: Obesity

Statitical analysis links metabolic syndrome defined by waist greater than 36 inches in women and greater than 40 inches in men to greater risk of heart disease probably due to non-brown fat that is inactive to generating energy.
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