Impact of Cardiorespiratory Fitness on Obesity Paradox in Patients With Heart Failure

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Dr. Carl (Chip) Lavie, Professor of Medicine in the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School and the University of Queensland School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, discusses his article appearing in the March 2013 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which shows a comparable outcome between patients with Heart Failure as was seen in previous studies of patients with coronary heart disease in regard to the Obesity...

Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Cardiometabolic Risk Factors, and Metabolic Syndrome

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Dr. Conrad Earnest, a Professor in the Department of Health at the University of Bath, in Bath, England, shares results of a study appearing in the March 2013 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which explains the effects that behavioral changes involving exercise have on cardiometabolic risk factors and metabolic syndrome. Available at:
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The Obesity Paradox, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, and Coronary Heart Disease

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Dr. Carl (Chip) Lavie, a cardiologist from Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans, LA, discusses an article appearing in the May 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which provides further evidence for the validation of the obesity paradox. Previous study results may be misleading if fitnessof the patient is not also considered.
Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00266-2/fulltext