The metabolically obese, normal-weight individual revisited.

@article{Ruderman1998TheMO,
  title={The metabolically obese, normal-weight individual revisited.},
  author={Neil Bertrand Ruderman and Donald J. Chisholm and Xavier Pi-Sunyer and Stephen Schneider},
  journal={Diabetes},
  year={1998},
  volume={47 5},
  pages={699-713}
}
Nearly 20 years ago, it was suggested that individuals exist who are not obese on the basis of height and weight, but who, like people with overt obesity, are hyperinsulinemic, insulin-resistant, and predisposed to type 2 diabetes, hypertriglyceridemia, and premature coronary heart disease. Since then it has become increasingly clear that such metabolically… CONTINUE READING