Source: Daily Telegraph
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Date of publication: 7 April 2009
Publication type: News item
In a nutshell: Reports on the results of two Swedish studies, involving over 80,000 participants, age 45 – 83 years, over a 7 year period. Even with normal BMI, people with an increased waist measurement of four inches had a 15% increase in risk of suffering heart failure.
Length of publication: 1 page
Acknowledgement: National Heart Forum weekly e-news briefing 8.4.09
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