Endothelial Dysfunction: An Early Cardiovascular Risk Marker in Asymptomatic Obese Individuals with Prediabetes.

@article{Gupta2012EndothelialDA,
  title={Endothelial Dysfunction: An Early Cardiovascular Risk Marker in Asymptomatic Obese Individuals with Prediabetes.},
  author={Alok K. Gupta and Eric Ravussin and Darcy L. Johannsen and April J. Stull and William T. Cefalu and William D. Johnson},
  journal={British journal of medicine and medical research},
  year={2012},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={
          413-423
        }
}
AIMS: To elucidate if endothelial dysfunction is an early CV risk marker in obese men and women with prediabetes. STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY: Clinical Research Unit, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA. United States. METHODOLOGY: Overweight and obese status denotes an increasing adipose tissue burden which spills over into ectopic locations, including the visceral compartment, muscle and liver. Associated co-morbidities enhance… CONTINUE READING

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