TITLE

Taking Action on Excess Visceral Fat

AUTHOR(S)
Buckley, Rita
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
MD Conference Express;Oct2012, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses comments made by Professor Luc Van Gaal of the Antwerp University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium on the challenges and options for dealing with abdominal obesity-related conditions. It notes that conventional antidiabetes therapies have often resulted to increased weight in patients with type 2 diabetes. Professor Van Gaal stresses that key actions such as assessing risk, initiating interventions to reduce total and visceral fat, and institute preventive measures should be made to address weight gain.
ACCESSION #
87760935

 

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