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Obesity gene discovery could lead to new treatments

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Dr. Barry Sears

A couple of problems with the FTO gene.  First, a difference of 7 pounds is not very much. Second, it is probably under some type of epigenetic control.  Third, it ignores the role of inflammation in both insulin resistance and lack of satiety.

 

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