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Is It Time to Redefine Obesity as Adiposity-Based Chronic Disease (ABCD)?
By J. Michael Gonzalez-Campoy, MD, PhD, FACE
To accelerate social acceptance of obesity as a clinically recognized disease with a pathophysiologic basis, AACE/ACE issued a position statement advocating for a change in diagnostic nomenclature for overweight and obesity to adiposity-based chronic disease (ABCD). Is there a sufficient rationale for endocrinologists to embrace this recommendation?
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