2013 Metabesity Coined as a New Word for a New Idea

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Around 2013, Dr. Fleming coined a term, “metabesity,” to refer to a constellation of chronic diseases of aging (including diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, and the aging process itself) that have common metabolic roots, and thus may be susceptible to common solutions. Today Metabesity is a recognized geroscience term, cited in dozens of articles and soon to have its own Wikipedia entry.

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