What are the concerns for having a large body fat percentage?

Being overweight or obese, due to large amounts of body fat, can lead to many health complications.  Some of the more common concerns include:
o Type 2 diabetes
o High blood pressure
o High cholesterol
o Coronary artery disease
o Stroke
o Sleep apnea
o Cancers
o Liver disease
o Joint pain
o Pregnancy complications

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