Obesity as a complex chronic disease

Elena Carrillo Alvarez, Walter Suárez Carmona, Antonio Jesús Sánchez Oliver

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Obesity is a chronic disease of multifactorial origin, with a high prevalence worldwide that is associated with potentially serious complications and that requires a multidisciplinary approach. Due to its high clinical impact and high health cost. Obesity is a global health problem, being considered one of the most serious and prevalent non communicable diseases of the 21st century. The aim of this review is to present the current approaches to the physiopathology of obesity, with adipose tissue as its focus. We argue that a thorough understanding of the alterations that occur in the adipose tissue in situations of obesity can provide a strong basis upon which building prevention and treatment strategies
Idioma originalAnglès
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RevistaCurrent Research in Diabetes & Obesity Journal
Estat de la publicacióPublicada - 19 d’abr. 2018


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