- The relationship between inflammation, obesity and risk for hypertension in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)S G Lakoski
Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
J Hum Hypertens 25:73-9. 2011..The relationship between inflammation-related proteins and hypertension risk was predominantly explained by other hypertension risk factors. Obesity, independent of inflammation, remained a potent risk factor for future hypertension...
- Adiposity, inflammation, and risk for death in black and white men and women in the United States: the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studySusan G Lakoski
Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:1805-14. 2011..It has been proposed that adiposity is a protective response to excess caloric supply, but it is cardiometabolically harmful once adipocytes become inflamed...
- Impact of body mass index, physical activity, and other clinical factors on cardiorespiratory fitness (from the Cooper Center longitudinal study)Susan G Lakoski
Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
Am J Cardiol 108:34-9. 2011..These data suggest that obesity may offset the benefits of physical activity on achieved CRF, even in a healthy population of men and women...