Metabolic and behavioral characteristics of metabolically obese but normal-weight women.

@article{Conus2004MetabolicAB,
  title={Metabolic and behavioral characteristics of metabolically obese but normal-weight women.},
  author={Florence Conus and David B. Allison and R{\'e}mi Rabasa-Lhoret and Maxime St-Onge and David H St-Pierre and Andr{\'e}anne Tremblay-Lebeau and Eric T. Poehlman},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2004},
  volume={89 10},
  pages={5013-20}
}
A unique subset of individuals termed metabolically obese but normal weight (MONW) has been identified. These young women are potentially at increased risk for development of the metabolic syndrome despite their young age and normal body mass index. We seek to determine metabolic and behavioral factors that could potentially distinguish MONW women from young women with a normal metabolic profile.Ninety-six women were classified as MONW (n = 12) or non-MONW (n = 84) based on a cut point of… CONTINUE READING
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