TITLE

Cardiologists and abdominal obesity: lost in translation?

AUTHOR(S)
Poirier, Paul
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Heart;Jul2009, Vol. 95 Issue 13, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the translation of cardiologists in abdominal obesity. He argues that studies have distinguished the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) where some are non-modifiable and that many of these show lifestyle habits which includes a hurtful diet and lack of exercise that leads to obesity. He states that obesity has got through the epidemic ratios in the U.S. and is increasing in the growing world.
ACCESSION #
43671836

 

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