Myocardial infarction and ischemic heart disease in overweight and obesity with and without metabolic syndrome.

@article{Thomsen2014MyocardialIA,
  title={Myocardial infarction and ischemic heart disease in overweight and obesity with and without metabolic syndrome.},
  author={Mette Willumstad Thomsen and B\orge G. Nordestgaard},
  journal={JAMA internal medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={174 1},
  pages={15-22}
}
IMPORTANCE Overweight and obesity likely cause myocardial infarction (MI) and ischemic heart disease (IHD); however, whether coexisting metabolic syndrome is a necessary condition is unknown. OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that overweight and obesity with and without metabolic syndrome are associated with increased risk of MI and IHD. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS We examined 71,527 individuals from the Copenhagen General Population Study and categorized them according to body mass… CONTINUE READING
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