Clinical Importance of Obesity Versus the Metabolic Syndrome in Cardiovascular Risk in Women: A Report from the Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity

abstract

  • The metabolic syndrome but not BMI predicts future cardiovascular risk in women. Although it remains prudent to recommend weight loss in overweight and obese women, control of all modifiable risk factors in both normal and overweight persons to prevent transition to the metabolic syndrome should be considered the ultimate goal.

publication date

  • February 17, 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/01.CIR.0000115514.44135.A8

PubMed ID

  • 14970104

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 706

end page

  • 13

volume

  • 109

number

  • 6