Metabolically healthy obesity and risk of incident type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies

@inproceedings{Bell2014MetabolicallyHO,
  title={Metabolically healthy obesity and risk of incident type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies},
  author={Joshua A Bell and Mika Kivimaki and Mark Hamer},
  booktitle={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2014}
}
The risk of type 2 diabetes among obese adults who are metabolically healthy has not been established. We systematically searched Medline (1946-August 2013) and Embase (1947-August 2013) for prospective studies of type 2 diabetes incidence (defined by blood glucose levels or self-report) among metabolically healthy obese adults (defined by body mass index [BMI] and normal cardiometabolic clustering, insulin profile or risk score) aged ≥18 years at baseline. We supplemented the analysis with an… CONTINUE READING
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