Anthropometric correlates of metabolic syndrome components in a diverse sample of overweight/obese women.

OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, and waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) with cardiometabolic variables that reflect the metabolic syndrome in overweight/obese premenopausal White, African American, and Hispanic women. METHODS Two hundred and thirty four young overweight/obese… CONTINUE READING