Brief Report

Higher BMI and Smaller Grey Matter; Association of Obesity with morphological changes in Brain.

Divya Ramanathan1, Ashok V1
1Karpagam Faculty of Medical Sciences and Research

Worldwide Medicine 2019; 1(4): 98-100 | DOI: 10.5455/ww.48797      PDF


Abstract


Obesity epitomizes as the world’s exigent public health concern. It is considered a worst pandemic that results in various cardiovascular complications, metabolic disorders and development of Type 2 diabetes mellites. Previous studies connect obesity with an increased risk of augmented decline in cognitive function and development of dementia, explaining the vicissitudes in brain

Keywords: Obesity, pandemic metabolic disorders, Type 2 diabetes mellitus, cognition, dementia