Obesity: Pathophysiology and Management.

  title={Obesity: Pathophysiology and Management.},
  author={Kishore M Gadde and Corby K. Martin and Hans-Rudolf Berthoud and Steven B. Heymsfield},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  volume={71 1},
Obesity continues to be among the top health concerns across the globe. Despite our failure to contain the high prevalence of obesity, we now have a better understanding of its pathophysiology, and how excess adiposity leads to type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease. Lifestyle modification is recommended as the cornerstone of obesity… CONTINUE READING