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A Narrative Review of Obesity and Its Associated Complications in Iranian Women

Parvin Mirmiran 1 , 2 , * , Zeinab Ghorbani 1 and Firoozeh Hosseini-Esfahani 1
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1 Nutrition and Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Women's Health Bulletin: April 2017, 4 (2); e40546
  • Published Online: January 31, 2017
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: July 5, 2016
  • Revised: January 14, 2017
  • Accepted: January 21, 2017
  • DOI: 10.17795/whb-40546

To Cite: Mirmiran P, Ghorbani Z, Hosseini-Esfahani F. A Narrative Review of Obesity and Its Associated Complications in Iranian Women, Women Health Bull. 2017 ; 4(2):e40546. doi: 10.17795/whb-40546.

Abstract
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1. Context
2. Evidence Acquisition
3. Results
4. Conclusions
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