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Physicians and others studying the social determinants of health would do well to follow this roundtable discussion on the links between obesity and exposure to toxic chemicals in the environment. ┬áThe Institute of Medicine says that “Speakers will make links between exposure to environmental chemicals and increased incidence of weight gain, glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity, inflammation, and aspects of metabolic syndrome in animal models and human studies.”

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