Obesidad y salud
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La obesidad aumenta el riesgo de una persona de padecer enfermedades y muerte debido a diabetes, accidente cerebrovascular, cardiopatía, hipertensión, colesterol alto, así como enfermedades del riñón y la vejiga. La obesidad puede incrementar el riesgo de desarrollo de algunos tipos de cáncer e igualmente es un factor de riesgo para el desarrollo de osteoartritis y apnea del sueño.
- Last reviewed on 5/12/2012
- David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.
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