Transition from metabolically benign to metabolically unhealthy obesity and 10-year cardiovascular disease incidence: The ATTICA cohort study.

Author

Demosthenes B Panagiotakos

Affiliation

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Health Science and Education, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece; Department of Kinesiology and Health, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University, NJ, USA; Faculty of Health, University of Canberra, Australia; School of Allied Health, College of Science, Health and Engineering, LA TROBE University, Australia. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Metabolically benign obesity remains a scientific field of considerable debate. The aim of the present work was to evaluate whether metabolically healthy obese (MHO) status is a transient condition which propagates 10-year cardiovascular disease (CVD) onset.

Keywords

Gender,Heart disease,Inflammation,Insulin resistance,Obesity metabolically benign,Primary prevention,