Obesity: The myth of innocent obesity

Published on Dec 1, 2017in Nature Reviews Endocrinology24.65
· DOI :10.1038/nrendo.2017.146
Matthias Blüher75
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The concept of metabolically healthy obesity (MHO) suggests that obesity might be a benign condition. This view has been challenged by a recent study demonstrating that, among 3.5 million individuals, those with MHO still have a higher risk of cardiovascular diseases than individuals who are metabolically healthy and normal weight.
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