Excessive weight--muscle depletion paradox and cardiovascular risk factors in outpatients with inflammatory bowel disease.

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BACKGROUND Evidence suggests a nutritional transition process in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Obesity, which was once an uncommon occurrence in such patients, has grown in this population at the same prevalence rate as that found in the general population, bringing with it an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Objective The aim of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/S0004-28032015000100009

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@article{Andrade2015ExcessiveWD, title={Excessive weight--muscle depletion paradox and cardiovascular risk factors in outpatients with inflammatory bowel disease.}, author={Maria Izabel Siqueira de Andrade and Regiane Maio and Keila Fernandes Dourado and Patr{\'i}cia Fortes Cavalcanti de Mac{\^e}do and Augusto C{\'e}sar Barreto Neto}, journal={Arquivos de gastroenterologia}, year={2015}, volume={52 1}, pages={37-45} }