Cardiologists and abdominal obesity: lost in translation?

Poirier, Paul
July 2009
Heart;Jul2009, Vol. 95 Issue 13, p1
Academic Journal
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.


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