Prevalence, Metabolic features, and prognosis of metabolically healthy obese italian individuals: The cremona study

Giliola Calori, Guido Lattuada, Lorenzo Piemonti, Maria Paola Garancini, Francesca Ragogna, Marco Villa, Salvatore Mannino, Paolo Crosignani, Emanuele Bosi, Livio Luzi, Giacomo Ruotolo, Gianluca Perseghin

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE - Some obese individuals have normal insulin sensitivity. It is controversial whether this phenotype is associated with increased all-cause mortality risk. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS - Fifteen-year all-cause mortality data were obtained through the Regional Health Registry for 2,011 of 2,074 Caucasian middle-aged individuals of the Cremona Study, a population study on the prevalence of diabetes in Italy. Individuals were divided in four categories according to BMI (nonobese: 2; obese: ≥30 kg/m 2) and estimated insulin resistance (insulin sensitive: homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)210-215
Number of pages6
JournalDiabetes Care
Volume34
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Advanced and Specialised Nursing

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