TITLE

MANAGEMENT OF OBESITY IN THE PREVENTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Peter H.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal;Dec2010, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author reports on the importance of the management of obesity in the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The author says that the prevalence of obesity is increasing in the U.S. and it is the most preventable cause of death in the country. Excess adipose tissue is an important factor responsible for CVD and for the progression of type 2 diabetes. Weight loss will probably reduce mortality in the long term. The author also says that by creating and adhering to a reasonable diet plan, one can reduce his/her calorie intake.
ACCESSION #
55716449

 

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