[The contribution of epidemiology to the definition of obesity and its risk factors].

  • Eric Héraïef
  • Published 1989 in Therapeutische Umschau. Revue therapeutique

Abstract

Whereas up to the end of the last century overweight reflected the privilege of the high society and her relative good health, the recent epidemiological studies have assessed the relations between body weight and general or cause specific morbidity and mortality. The major diseases associated with obesity are hypertension, atherosclerosis and diabetes, as… (More)

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@article{Hraef1989TheCO, title={[The contribution of epidemiology to the definition of obesity and its risk factors].}, author={Eric H{\'e}ra{\"i}ef}, journal={Therapeutische Umschau. Revue therapeutique}, year={1989}, volume={46 5}, pages={275-80} }