TITLE

Metabolically healthy and unhealthy obesity phenotypes in the general population: the FIN-D2D Survey

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p754
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a research conducted on examining the prevalence of different metabolical phenotypes of obesity, by using different risk scores. It investigates how the metabolic syndrome (MetS) definition discriminates between unhealthy and healthy metabolic phenotypes in different obesity classes. It mentions that Finnish type 2 diabetes (FIN-D2D) survey was used to conduct the research. It concludes that undetected Type 2 diabetes was more prevalent among those with MetS.
ACCESSION #
67070853

 

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