Coming Soon: An Obesity Panacea Series on Metabolically Healthy Obesity

Just a quick note to let everyone know that next week we are planning a series focusing on one of our favourite topics – metabolically healthy obesity.  If you have any thoughts, questions, or comments on the topic before the series begins, feel free to post them here.

Travis

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7 Responses to Coming Soon: An Obesity Panacea Series on Metabolically Healthy Obesity

  1. Erin says:

    A good review for everyone from Dr. Sharma’s website
    http://www.drsharma.ca/are-healthy-obese-people-healthy.html
    About 1.6% of the population is estimated to fit this category

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  2. mangrist says:

    I’ve got my fat fingers crossed…

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  3. amby burfoot says:

    Sure. Always interested in good analyses of “obesity paradox” in mortality studies of older people.

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    • Travis says:

      Thanks for bringing that up, Amby! We still haven’t made the obesity paradox the focus of a post, hopefully we can do that this week.

      Travis

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  4. Kudos to you for your brave stance on this very important issue. This topic is so difficult to get across to the general public. I hope it reaches as many people as possible.

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  5. Mary Owens says:

    I’ve read your 3 posted stories so far, and am looking forward to reading the full series. However, I think a chart would be helpful for laypeople to understand some of your findings. In the 2nd part of your series you give the illness rates for the 20-30% metabolically healthy obese. What are the type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular illness rates for the 70-80% non-metabolically healthy obese? Putting all the data together would increase my understanding.

    thanks for a very interesting series of articles.

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