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July 18, 2023

Man who stores fat at waist

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Man who stores fat at waist

Conventional wisdom suggests that storing fat at the waist increases risk for type 2 diabetes. But new research suggests that some people’s genes predispose them to store fat there while protecting them from diabetes.

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