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Volume 21, Issue 4 - Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

Obesity: When weight becomes unbearable


Obesity is associated with many chronic diseases. The dramatic rise in its prevalence worldwide has become a major health concern. This article discusses some of the controversies on its causes, consequences, and standard treatments, with a focus on anti-obesity drugs and bariatric surgery.

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