Dysfunctional adiposity and the risk of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in obese adults.

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CONTEXT The risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus is heterogeneous among obese individuals. Factors that discriminate prediabetes or diabetes risk within this population have not been well characterized. A dysfunctional adiposity phenotype, characterized by excess visceral fat and insulin resistance, may contribute to diabetes development in those with obesity… (More)

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