Body Fat Distribution

Insulin Resistance Images

The traditional view of adipose tissue is simply a reservoir for desposition of excess calories only has not been valid for years. It is very true that adipocytes serve as a major tissue for energy storage and there is complications associated with obesity. From reference 1, with permission Gallstones, pancreatitis, abdominal hernia, NAFLD* (steatosis, steatohepatitis, and cirrhosis), and possibly GERDf Metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, impaired glucose tolerance, type 2 diabetes...