Abdominal and gynoid fat mass are associated with cardiovascular risk factors in men and women.


CONTEXT Abdominal obesity is an established risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, the correlation of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) measurements of regional fat mass with CVD risk factors has not been completely investigated. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the association of estimated regional fat mass… (More)
DOI: 10.1210/jc.2008-0804


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