Metabolically Healthy Obesity and Ischemic Heart Disease: A 10-Year Follow-Up of the Inter99 Study.

@article{Hansen2017MetabolicallyHO,
  title={Metabolically Healthy Obesity and Ischemic Heart Disease: A 10-Year Follow-Up of the Inter99 Study.},
  author={Louise Seier Hansen and Marie K Netterstr\om and Nanna Borup Johansen and Pernille Falberg R\onn and Dorte Vistisen and Lise Lotte Nystrup Husemoen and Marit Eika J\orgensen and Naja Hulvej Rod and Kristine F{\ae}rch},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2017},
  volume={102 6},
  pages={1934-1942}
}
Context Recent studies have suggested that a subgroup of obese individuals is not at increased risk of obesity-related complications. This subgroup has been referred to as metabolically healthy obese. Objective To investigate whether obesity is a risk factor for development of ischemic heart disease (IHD) irrespective of metabolic health. Design In all, 6238 men and women from the Danish prospective Inter99 study were followed during 10.6 (standard deviation = 1.7) years. Setting General… CONTINUE READING
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