Cardiovascular and Metabolic Heterogeneity of Obesity: Clinical Challenges and Implications for Management.

@article{Neeland2018CardiovascularAM,
  title={Cardiovascular and Metabolic Heterogeneity of Obesity: Clinical Challenges and Implications for Management.},
  author={Ian J. Neeland and Paul Poirier and Jean-pierre Despr{\'e}s},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2018},
  volume={137 13},
  pages={1391-1406}
}
The prevalence of obesity has increased globally over the last 2 decades. Although the body mass index has been a convenient and simple index of obesity at the population level, studies have shown that obesity defined by body mass index alone is a remarkably heterogeneous condition with varying cardiovascular and metabolic manifestations across individuals… CONTINUE READING