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Comorbidities - OMA Obesity 2021

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Key Points   ➤ Among the many conditions caused or worsened by excess adipose tissue, the most prevalent are: • Cardiovascular Disease • Elevated Blood Sugar • High Blood Pressure • Dyslipidemia • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) • Cancer • Psychiatric Disease   ➤ These conditions are also largely improved, even prevented, by weight loss.   ➤ It is therefore recommended that weight loss be an integral part of management whenever excess adipose tissue accompanies any of these conditions. * * "Metabolic flexibility" is the ability of an organ to adapt to changes in energy demand and fuel management f rom fasting to fed states.

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