Relation between body mass index, waist circumference, and cardiovascular outcomes in 19,579 diabetic patients with established vascular disease: the REACH Registry.

@article{Dallongeville2012RelationBB,
  title={Relation between body mass index, waist circumference, and cardiovascular outcomes in 19,579 diabetic patients with established vascular disease: the REACH Registry.},
  author={Jean Dallongeville and Deepak L Bhatt and Phillipe Gabriel Steg and Philippe Ravaud and Peter W. F. Wilson and Kim Allan Eagle and Shinya Goto and J R Perez Mas and Gilles Montalescot},
  journal={European journal of preventive cardiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={241-9}
}
AIMS Obesity is frequent in type 2 diabetic patients with myocardial infarction (MI) or established cardiovascular disease. Earlier studies suggest that elevated body mass index (BMI) is associated with a favorable prognosis for persons with established vascular disease. We sought to analyse the associations between raised BMI and waist circumference with the 2-year event rate in type 2 diabetic patients with established vascular disease. METHODS AND RESULTS Patients from the Reduction of… CONTINUE READING
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