Edmonton Obesity Staging System: association with weight history and mortality risk.

@article{Kuk2011EdmontonOS,
  title={Edmonton Obesity Staging System: association with weight history and mortality risk.},
  author={Jennifer L Kuk and Chris I Ardern and Timothy S Church and Arya M. Sharma and Raj S Padwal and Xuemei Sui and Steven Noel Blair},
  journal={Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme},
  year={2011},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={
          570-6
        }
}
We sought to determine whether the Edmonton Obesity Staging System (EOSS), a newly proposed tool using obesity-related comorbidities, can help identify obese individuals who are at greater mortality risk. Data from the Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study (n = 29 533) were used to assess mortality risk in obese individuals by EOSS stage (follow-up (SD), 16.2 (7.5) years). The effect of weight history and lifestyle factors on EOSS classification was explored. Obese participants were categorized… CONTINUE READING

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