Mortality risk increased nearly linearly in men and women with waist circumferences greater than 90 cm and 80 cm, respectively.
In an unselected older population, the answer appears to be “no.”
The revised set of guidelines from the European Society of Cardiology reduces restrictions on exercise for many patients with cardiac conditions.
Surgery improved the apnea–hypopnea index substantially, but long-term outcomes are lacking.
In a large study, 2000 IU of vitamin D3 daily did not lower incidence of falls in community-dwelling adults.
In an observational study, lower mortality was noted in several patient subgroups.
In a randomized trial, surgical patients needed fewer BP medications than did patients who received medical therapy alone.
In a randomized trial, an intensive lifestyle intervention resulted in mean weight loss of 5% from baseline.
Two retrospective studies showed higher risk for death in obese patients.
Incidence of several types of cancer was higher in patients with this disorder.