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Clinical Summary

Normal weight does not protect against cardiometabolic disease

Jenny Blair, MD   |   24 October 2022

Takeaway

  • People with “normal” body weight have cardiometabolic outcomes at rates comparable to those in obese people.
  • Normal body weight does not rule out a metabolically unhealthy state.
  • Authors advise metabolic screening for people of any weight.

Why this matters

  • Metabolic syndrome, which includes insulin resistance, high BP, dyslipidemia, and...

          

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