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September 19, 2008
Do you think that omental fat per se plays a role in the pathophysiology of the metabolic syndrome or is it just a marker of "dysfunctional" adipose tissue?
By Ulf Smith, MD, PhD, Professor of Internal Medicine, The Lundberg Laboratory for Diabetes Research, Center of Excellence for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, Sahlgrenska Academy, Göteborg University, Göteborg, Sweden [0:37 min.] [1MB]

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Key Words
Abdominal Obesity/Body Fat Distribution, Metabolic Syndrome, Metabolism