Obesity and osteoarthritis in knee, hip and/or hand: An epidemiological study in the general population with 10 years follow-up

@article{Grotle2008ObesityAO,
  title={Obesity and osteoarthritis in knee, hip and/or hand: An epidemiological study in the general population with 10 years follow-up},
  author={Margreth Grotle and K{\aa}re Birger Hagen and B{\aa}rd Natvig and Fredrik A. Dahl and Tore Kristian Kvien},
  journal={BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={9},
  pages={132 - 132}
}
BACKGROUND Obesity is one of the most important risk factors for osteoarthritis (OA) in knee(s). However, the relationship between obesity and OA in hand(s) and hip(s) remains controversial and needs further investigation. The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of obesity on incident osteoarthritis (OA) in hip, knee, and hand in a general population followed in 10 years. METHODS A total of 1854 people aged 24-76 years in 1994 participated in a Norwegian study on… CONTINUE READING
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