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Obesity and related metabolic diseases – role of chronic inflammation

Abstract

In today’s society, with a trend towards westernization, obesity is at its peak affecting around 1 billion people worldwide.  Low-grade inflammation for a prolonged period is suggested to be one of the main inducers of the pathogenesis of obesity and its by driven conditions such as insulin resistance, hypertension, and other cardiovascular diseases. This mini-review summarizes the current knowledge on mechanistic studies of obesity-associated inflammation and its link to other conditions, particularly insulin resistance (IR).

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Guha, S., & Majumder, K. (2020). Obesity and related metabolic diseases – role of chronic inflammation. Diabesity - Journal of Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, 6(3). https://doi.org/10.15562/diabesity.2020.68

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