Inflammation caused by excess weight can trigger this disease

Published November 28, 2021

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A Yahoo! Life article quoted Keith Kirkwood about a new UB study he co-authored suggesting that inflammation linked to obesity can trigger gum disease. “This process would not only explain the connection between excess weight and gum disease, but may also shed light on mechanisms behind other inflammatory, bone-related diseases that tend to develop along with obesity,” said Kirkwood. 

 

 

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