Impact of obesity on the risk of heart failure and its prognosis.

@article{Artham2008ImpactOO,
  title={Impact of obesity on the risk of heart failure and its prognosis.},
  author={Surya M. Artham and Carl J. Lavie and Hamang M Patel and Hector O. Ventura},
  journal={Journal of the cardiometabolic syndrome},
  year={2008},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={155-61}
}
Obesity is becoming a global epidemic in both children and adults, and it is associated with numerous comorbidities such as coronary heart disease, stroke/cerebrovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, certain cancers, and sleep-disordered breathing. Over the past 2 decades, the incidence of and mortality from coronary heart disease and cardiovascular diseases has been continuously declining. In contrast, the incidence of and mortality from heart failure (HF) have been increasing, with… CONTINUE READING

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