TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Despres, Jean-Pierre; Lemieux, Isabelle; Prud'homme, Denis
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/24/2001, Vol. 322 Issue 7288, p716
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
4230511

 

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