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August 02, 2017
Why do you think obesity in type 2 diabetes is still defined by the BMI despite the considerable evidence that excess visceral adipose tissue, ectopic fat and dysfunctional adipose tissue are factors leading to disturbances including insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes?
By Robert E. Ratner, MD, FACP, FACE, Chief Scientific and Medical Officer, American Diabetes Association, Alexandria, VA, United States [1:08 min.] [6MB]

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Key Words
Abdominal Obesity/Body Fat Distribution, Diabetes, Ectopic Fat