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How is body composition related to insulin resistance?

Reza Yavari, MD
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism

Body composition is the amount of muscle vs. fat we have, and how it's metabolized; those who have muscle usually don't become insulin resistant, while people with excess body fat can. Watch endocrinologist Reza Yavari, MD, explain this concept.

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