Overall Goals and Objectives:
1. Be able to understand the basic epidemiological aspects of the obesity and asthma association.
2. Understand the clinical implications of obesity and asthma.
3. Understand the concept of the obese asthma phenotype and the potential mechanistic pathways linking both conditions.
Presentation: 53 minutes
Recommended CitationHolguin, MD, MPH, Fernando, "Obesity and Asthma: From association, to phenotype, to potential mechanisms" (2012). Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds. Presentation 61.