Association of Wrist Circumference and Waist-to-Height Ratio with Cardiometabolic Risk Factors among Type II Diabetics in a Ghanaian Population

@inproceedings{Obirikorang2018AssociationOW,
  title={Association of Wrist Circumference and Waist-to-Height Ratio with Cardiometabolic Risk Factors among Type II Diabetics in a Ghanaian Population},
  author={Christian Obirikorang and Yaa Obirikorang and Emmanuel Acheampong and Enoch Odame Anto and Emmanuel Toboh and Evans Adu Asamoah and Bright Amakwaa and Emmanuella Nsenbah Batu and Peter Kojo Brenya},
  booktitle={Journal of diabetes research},
  year={2018}
}
The study determined the association of wrist circumference (WrC) and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) with cardiometabolic risk factors among diabetics in a Ghanaian population. This cross-sectional study involved 384 diabetic patients at Begoro District Hospital, Ghana. Blood pressure, anthropometrics, and biochemical indices were measured. The overall prevalence of dyslipidaemia, metabolic syndrome (MetS), and hypertension was 42.4%, 76.3%, and 39.8%, respectively. The optimum cut-off range of… CONTINUE READING

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