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Similarly, results from the recently reported Uppsala longitudinal study of adult men found that greater body mass index and waist circumference were each associated with an increased risk of congestive heart failure in models that adjusted for diabetes, prior myocardial infarction, left ventricular hypertrophy, smoking, and serum cholesterol concentration. The study found strong evidence that insulin resistance might mediate the effect of obesity on heart failure. Stroke Several long term prospective cohort studies have found a strong association between greater body mass index or relative weight and risk of either total stroke or ischaemic stroke.
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X Rodearmel SJ, Wyatt HR, Barry MJ, Dong F, Pan D, Israel RG, et al. A family-based approach to preventing excessive weight gain. Obesity 2006;14:1392-401. 23 7 Risk factors for diabetes and coronary heart disease Sarah H Wild, Christopher D Byrne 120 100 80 60 40 20 ≥3 5 <2 2 22 -2 2. 9 23 -2 3. 9 24 -2 4. 9 25 -2 6. 9 27 -2 8. 9 29 -3 0. 9 31 -3 2. 9 33 -3 4. 9 0 Body mass index at follow-up Body mass index at follow-up and relative risk for type 2 diabetes in participants in nurses’ health study.