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Obesity-Linked Disease Predictors in Middle-Aged Women

Posted by Lloyd on February 22, 2012
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Physicians and scientists have long known that obesity, or excess body fat, can expose individuals to increased risk of conditions such as osteoarthritis, heart disease, diabetes and some types of cancer.

There are several measurements commonly used to determine if an individual should be considered obese, and thus at increased risk. It is not clear, however, which measure best predicts increased risk.

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