2013 Spring CLU Highlights
Gender Differences in CVD Risk Management
Untangling the "Heavy" Cardiovascular Burden of Obesity
Carl J. Lavie, MD, FACC, FACP, FCCP
Obesity is increasing in epidemic proportions. Body mass index (BMI) has been primarily used for the identification of obesity related risk factors; but body fatness, waist circumference and waist to hip ratio may be superior.