Metabolically healthy obesity and risk of all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality.

@article{Hamer2012MetabolicallyHO,
  title={Metabolically healthy obesity and risk of all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality.},
  author={Mark Hamer and Emmanuel A. Stamatakis},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2012},
  volume={97 7},
  pages={2482-8}
}
CONTEXT Previous studies have identified an obese phenotype without the burden of adiposity-associated cardiometabolic risk factors, although the health effects remain unclear. OBJECTIVE We examined the association between metabolically healthy obesity and risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all-cause mortality. DESIGN AND SETTING This was an observational study with prospective linkage to mortality records in community-dwelling adults from the general population in Scotland and… CONTINUE READING
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