Treatment of obesity: need to focus on high risk abdominally obese patients

Despres, Jean-Pierre; Lemieux, Isabelle; Prud'homme, Denis
March 2001
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/24/2001, Vol. 322 Issue 7288, p716
Academic Journal
Discusses the treatment of obesity and the need to focus on high risk abdominally obese patients. Health risk associated with the obese; Use of a simple measurement, such as waist circumference, to indicate accumulation of abdominal fat; How viscerally obese men are characterized by an atherogenic plasma lipoprotein profile.


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