Obesity, larger waist size assoc. c better outcomes in heart failure

  1. just got this update. it's a miracle.
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    obesity, larger waist size associated with better outcomes in heart failure patients

    a slim waist and normal weight are usually associated with better health outcomes, but that's not always the case with heart failure patients, according to a new ucla study.
    researchers found that in both men and women with advanced heart failure, obesity-as indicated by a high body mass index (bmi)-and a higher waist circumference were...
    click to read in its entirety: http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla...ed-234424.aspx
    Last edit by sirI on Jul 19, '12 : Reason: edited for copyright purposes/provided link
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  3. by   Esme12
    A waist as big as that............wow....
  4. by   HouTx
    About time we (fluffy people) have some good news.
  5. by   SwansonRN
    Really interesting study thanks for sharing!