Published in Fitness and Wellness Business Week, August 30th, 2006
Study 1: Obesity is associated with functional decline in persons with peripheral arterial disease.
"Our objectives were to determine whether obesity is associated with a greater functional decline compared with the ideal body mass index (BMI) among persons with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and to determine the associations between weight gain and loss and functional declines in PAD. We hypothesized that baseline obesity and weight gain during follow-up would each be associated with functional declines in persons with PAD," scientists writing in the Journal of...
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