A unique monozygotic twin study by Finnish researchers found that obesity, already in its early stages and independent of genetic influences, is associated with deleterious alterations in the lipid metabolism known to facilitate atherogenesis, inflammation and insulin resistance. By studying monozygotic twins discordant for obesity the research group was able to eliminate effects caused by genetic differences related to obesity and reveal effects attributable to environmental and life-style differences.
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Unique Twin Study Shows Increased Cardiometabolic Risk In O
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