A recent study shows that inflammation could be the underlying factor that determines the differences in metabolic profiles between subgroups of obesity. An improved understanding and characterization of these subgroups should help to develop innovative approaches to treat obesity.
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Karelis, A., Rabasa-Lhoret, R. Can inflammatory status define metabolic health?. Nat Rev Endocrinol 9, 694–695 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrendo.2013.198
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