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 08/30/2012
- David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.
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