Redefining overweight and obesity in rheumatoid arthritis patients

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  • Giorgos S Metsios
  • Yiannis Koutedakis
  • Karen M Douglas
  • Athanasios Jamurtas
  • Mourad Labib
  • George D Kitas


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