Silvia Corvera, MD, chair of diabetes research, UMass Chan School of Medicine, Worcester, Massachusetts.
Susan Fried, Ph.D., professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Director of Fat Biology and Obesity at the Institute for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, Icahn School of Medicine in Mount Sinai, New York City.
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Nutrition Source, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health: “Body Fat.”
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