ody Mass, Fitness and Survival in Veteran Patients: nother Obesity Paradox?

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URPOSE: The paradox of obesity in patients with heart failure (HF) also has been observed in non-HF eteran patients. Veterans had to have met military fitness requirements at the time of their enlistment. herefore, we assessed the relation of body mass index (BMI) to mortality in a clinical cohort of non-HF eterans, adjusting for fitness. ETHODS: After… (More)

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