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How can excess fat affect my health?

Dr. Vonda Wright, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
Fat is not just hanging around innocently. It is a metabolically active organ producing hormones and chemicals that negatively affect our body's function and can make disease worse. Fat produces hormones that cause high blood sugar (resistin), high blood pressure (angiotensinogen), inflammation, and infiltrates that clog every tissue from blood vessels to muscles and tendons.
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