Redefining overweight and obesity in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Antonios Stavropoulos-Kalinoglou, Giorgos S Metsios, Yiannis Koutedakis, Alan M Nevill, Karen M Douglas, Athanasios Jamurtas, Jet Veldhuijzen van Zanten, Mourad Labib, George D Kitas

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To assess whether body mass index (BMI) and body fat (BF) differ between rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, patients with non-inflammatory arthritis (osteoarthritis, OA) and healthy individuals, and whether disease specific measures of adiposity are required to accurately reflect BF in these groups.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1316-21
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2007


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