Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 15th, 2006
"Obesity and metabolic syndrome (MS), which often coexist, are associated with an increased cardiovascular risk. An increased leukocyte count is also associated with an increased cardiovascular risk. However, the role of obesity, independent of MS, has been debated. We sought to assess the influence of MS on the association of obesity and leukocyte count in asymptomatic patients," scientists writing in the American Journal of Cardiology report.
M.Y. Desai and colleagues working with Johns Hopkins University described, "The data from 431...
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