Prof Sattar co-authors COVID-19 Obesity Review

Professor Naveed Sattar has co-authored a new review into Obesity as a Risk Factor for Severe COVID-19: Summary of the Best Evidence and Implications for Health Care. 

This new Springer-published as part of the Topical Collection on Health Services and Programs and aimed to collate the best evidence from several strands—epidemiological, genetic, comparison with historical data and mechanistic information—and ask whether obesity is an important causal and potentially modifiable risk factor for severe COVID-19 outcomes.

Full citation

Sattar, N., Valabhji, J. Obesity as a Risk Factor for Severe COVID-19: Summary of the Best Evidence and Implications for Health Care. Curr Obes Rep (2021).  


For further information please contact Prof Naveed Sattar - Naveed.Sattar@glasgow.ac.uk 

First published: 11 August 2021