Obesity paradigm in India: Are the consequences an impending Tsunami?

Ahluwalia, Gautam
August 2015
Indian Journal of Medical Research;Aug2015, Vol. 142 Issue 2, p106
Academic Journal
The author comments on a study published within the issue which examined the prevalence of generalized obesity (GO), abdominal obesity (AO) and combined obesity (CO) in India. Topics discussed include the implication of the increasing obesity in rural India on the delivery of health care, the reduced high density lipoprotein observed in majority of the subjects and the cases of hypertension and good glycaemic control found in the study.


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