Metabolically Healthy Obesity Increases Risk of Diabetes
Sep 21, 2019
Editor: David L. Joffe, BSPharm, CDE, FACA
Author: Nadeen Ayad, BCPS, PharmD Candidate, Skaggs School of Pharmacy, University of Colorado
People with metabolically healthy obesity may not remain free of metabolic diseases in the long term.
Metabolically healthy obesity (MHO) is a medical condition in which obesity does not produce medical conditions. It stratifies patients with obesity according to their respective metabolic status. Some people with obesity are free of metabolic diseases (such as diabetes, high blood pressure, triglyceridemia) which often accompany this condition....
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