UM: Researcher Reports Diagnostic, Prognostic and Therapeutic Promise of Epicardial Fat at Conference

UM: Researcher Reports Diagnostic, Prognostic and Therapeutic Promise of Epicardial Fat at Conference

Obesity in general has been associated with elevated risk for diabetes and heart disease for a long time, and fat around the waist, in particular, has been implicated more recently. But now researchers are diving deeper and discovering the unique and important role that organ-specific fat plays in driving these risks.

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