Not all obese people are at high risk of heart disease

06/20/2010 | HealthDay News

Dutch researchers learned that some obese people may not be more prone to heart disease or diabetes if they don't exhibit other risk factors such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure. "Metabolically healthy obese persons do not have the elevated cardiovascular risk of obesity, but represent only a small subset of the total obese population," the study's lead author said.

View Full Article in:

HealthDay News

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Claims Director
PacificSource
Springfield, OR
Director of ASO Department
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington-or could be in Nashville, TN, KY
Consultant
Attest Health Care Advisors
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Mgr NGS Provider Enrollment (I)
National Government Services - WellPoint
Harrisburg, PA
NGS Provider Enrollment Rep
National Government Services - WellPoint
Harrisburg, PA