The relationship of body mass index to dyslipidemia- a survey

Author: 
Jennifer Suhasini S and Merwin K Soman

Aim: To find the relationship body mass index (BMI) to Dyslipidemia
Objective: To explore the relationship of Body mass index and the prevalence of Dyslipidemia and to improve the early evaluation and management of risk factors associated with it.
Background: Overweight and obesity have become global epidemics and it has been suggested that they can lead to impaired kidney function.An increase in body fat is often associated with an increased risk of the metabolic diseases such as chronic kidney disease, diabetes mellitus, hypertension and dyslipidemia . Body mass index is the primary focus of any obesity treatment. The relationship between the body weight and metabolic diseases helps in a better understanding of the pathophysiological process.
Reason: To help improve evaluation and management of risk factors associated with Dyslipidemia.

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DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2017.3235.0233