Obesity and cardiovascular disease: friend or foe?

@article{Kim2016ObesityAC,
  title={Obesity and cardiovascular disease: friend or foe?},
  author={Seong Hwan Kim and Jean-pierre Despr{\'e}s and Kwang Kon Koh},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={37 48},
  pages={
          3560-3568
        }
}
Obesity is currently one of the greatest public health issues worldwide. However, despite its known deleterious effects on the cardiovascular system and its association with numerous cardiovascular diseases (CVD), recent findings leading to the development of concepts such as metabolically healthy obesity, the obesity paradox, and protective subcutaneous fat depots have raised a lively debate on the disparate effects of obesity on health outcomes. Regarding the concept of metabolically healthy… CONTINUE READING
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