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Índices antropométricos predicen riesgo cardiometabólico: Estudio de cohorte prospectivo en una población de empleados de hospitales públicos

  title={{\'I}ndices antropom{\'e}tricos predicen riesgo cardiometab{\'o}lico: Estudio de cohorte prospectivo en una poblaci{\'o}n de empleados de hospitales p{\'u}blicos},
  author={A. S{\'a}nchez and Ma Muhn and M{\'o}nica Natalia Lovera and B. Ceballos and G. Bonneau and W. Pedrozo and G. Medina and R. Leiva and C. Humeres and Castillo Rasc{\'o}n},
  journal={Revista Argentina de Endocrinolog{\'i}a y Metabolismo},
  • A. Sánchez, Ma Muhn, +7 authors Castillo Rascón
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Revista Argentina de Endocrinología y Metabolismo
  • In recent decades, a significant increase has been observed in noncommunicable chronic diseases associated with unhealthy lifestyles, with obesity being a chronic disease in itself and at the same time a recognized risk factor for many other conditions. The aim of this study is to assess the predictive value of body mass index (BMI), waist circumference and waist index / height for the development of high blood pressure (hy- pertension), high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes (DM2) in a cohort of… CONTINUE READING
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