• Early signs of fatty liver, subclinical heart disease found in children with metabolically healthy obesity

    28 days ago - By Healio

    Despite a lack of conventional cardiometabolic risk factors, children with so-called metabolically healthy obesity have a higher prevalence of hepatic steatosis and left ventricular hypertrophy, according to findings published in Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases.
    “A unique obesity subset known as ‘healthy obesity' has been proposed in adults for those individuals who do not display the typical obesity-associated metabolic disorders,” Procolo Di Bonito, MD, of the department of internal medicine at S. Maria delle Grazie, Pozzuli Hospital in Naples,
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