Normal-weight obesity: implications for cardiovascular health.

  title={Normal-weight obesity: implications for cardiovascular health.},
  author={Nathalie Jean and V. K. Somers and Ondřej Sochor and Jose R Medina-Inojosa and Ernesto Manuel Llano and Francisco L{\'o}pez-Jim{\'e}nez},
  journal={Current atherosclerosis reports},
  volume={16 12},
We sought to review the epidemiological features and clinical implications of normal-weight obesity. The concept of normal-weight obesity has been recently reported as an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease, metabolic dysregulation, and poor functional outcomes. However, in clinical practice, normal-weight obesity is not commonly recognized. In this review, we examine the clinical significance and important epidemiological outcomes of normal-weight obesity and describe other… CONTINUE READING
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