Education in Heart: Targeting abdominal obesity and the metabolic syndrome to manage cardiovascular disease risk

Després, Jean-Pierre
July 2009
Heart;Jul2009, Vol. 95 Issue 13, p13
Academic Journal
The article discusses the approach that targets abdominal obesity and metabolic syndrome in managing the risk of cardiovascular disease. It examines the pathophysiology of obesity where people are more prone to gather extra fat which could lead to complications. It mentions that despite the genetic susceptibility differences of individuals to body fat collection, it is obvious that the outbreak ratios hit by obesity is partially the result of a marked decrease in daily physical activity.


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