A comparison of adiposity measures for screening non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.

Abstract

We compared the accuracies of adiposity distribution measures (waist and hip circumferences, subscapular and triceps skinfold thicknesses, waist-hip and subscapular-triceps ratios) with a measure of adiposity extent (body mass index) for screening non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM). Of 521 subjects (218 men and 303 women) who had 2 h oral… (More)

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