Long-term effects of a multidisciplinary treatment of uncomplicated obesity on carotid intima-media thickness.

Abstract

Obesity is associated with well-known cardiovascular risk factors and a lower life expectancy. This study investigated whether nonoperative nutritional treatment of obesity without comorbidities influenced the carotid intima-media thickness (c-IMT) in the long run. Fifty-four subjects of an original cohort of 251 subjects were re-evaluated 10 years after a… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/oby.2010.313

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