Association of body mass index and lipid profiles: evaluation of a broad spectrum of body mass index patients including the morbidly obese.

@article{Shamai2011AssociationOB,
  title={Association of body mass index and lipid profiles: evaluation of a broad spectrum of body mass index patients including the morbidly obese.},
  author={Lior Shamai and Einar Lurix and Michael Shen and Gian M. Novaro and Samuel Szomstein and Raul Rosenthal and Adri{\'a}n V Hern{\'a}ndez and Craig Asher},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={42-7}
}
Prior epidemiologic studies have shown that increasing body mass index (BMI) is associated with higher total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL). However, these studies were limited by underrepresentation of obese subjects. The aim of this study was to determine whether there is an association between BMI and lipid profiles in a population of patients with a broad spectrum of BMI values. A case-control study was performed involving patients seen at the Cleveland Clinic… CONTINUE READING
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