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Obesity paradox debunked


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Previous findings showed that overweight people diagnosed with CVD live longer.

Cardiovascular and non-cardiovascular risks associated with obesity.

Normal weight middle-aged men live 1.9 years longer than obese men.

Study examined individual level data from 190,672 in-person examinations.

The study was published in the JAMA Cardiology.

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JAMA Cardiology

Monthly peer-reviewed medical journal covering cardiology, Mar20

Northwestern Medicine

Collaboration between Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Sadiya Khan

Cardiovascular Physician Scientist at Northwestern Medicine.

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