Should Patients With Chronic Disease Be Told to Gain Weight? The Obesity Paradox and Selection Bias

Am J Med. 2015 Apr;128(4):334-6. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.10.043. Epub 2014 Nov 22.

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cardiovascular Diseases / mortality
  • Chronic Disease / mortality*
  • Diabetes Mellitus / mortality
  • Humans
  • Obesity* / complications
  • Obesity* / mortality
  • Observational Studies as Topic
  • Patient Selection*
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Risk Factors
  • Selection Bias*
  • Time Factors
  • Weight Gain*