Treatment of overweight: Is metabolically healthy obesity a worthwhile initial goal?

Treatment of overweight: Is metabolically healthy obesity a worthwhile initial goal?

IMAGE: In comparison to people with metabolically abnormal obesity (approximately 70 percent of people with obesity, who have more than one of the above mentioned risks factors, cardiometabolic risks + 150... view Worldwide nearly one in three individuals is obese. The consequence: More and more people suffer from diseases associated with morbid overweight such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart attack or stroke. Despite the well-known health risks, only some of those affected attempt to lose weight. Many people are most probably daunted by the prospect of losing the required large amount of weight. Researchers of the German Center for...

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