Dyslipidemia in Obesity: Mechanisms and Potential Targets

  title={Dyslipidemia in Obesity: Mechanisms and Potential Targets},
  author={Boudewijn Klop and Jan Willem F. Elte and Manuel Castro Cabezas},
Obesity has become a major worldwide health problem. In every single country in the world, the incidence of obesity is rising continuously and therefore, the associated morbidity, mortality and both medical and economical costs are expected to increase as well. The majority of these complications are related to co-morbid conditions that include coronary artery disease, hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, respiratory disorders and dyslipidemia. Obesity increases cardiovascular risk through… CONTINUE READING
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