Association between Appendicular Fat Mass and Metabolic Risk Factors

  title={Association between Appendicular Fat Mass and Metabolic Risk Factors},
  author={Si Young Park and Kil Young Kwon and Jung Hwan Kim and Hyung Hwa Choi and Kun Hee Han and Jee Hye Lo Han},
  booktitle={Korean journal of family medicine},
BACKGROUND Different regional fat depots have different effects on lipid and glucose metabolism. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between body fat distribution as measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) and metabolic risk factors and to disclose whether there is any difference between groups with and without metabolic syndrome (MS). METHODS A total of 292 participants (98 men, 194 women) over 19 years old underwent whole-body DEXA to evaluate body… CONTINUE READING