Association of general and central obesity with diabetes and prediabetes in rural Bangladeshi population.

@article{Siddiquee2015AssociationOG,
  title={Association of general and central obesity with diabetes and prediabetes in rural Bangladeshi population.},
  author={Tasnima Siddiquee and Bishwajit Bhowmik and Rajat Kanti Karmaker and Abhijit Chowdhury and Hajera Mahtab and Abul Kalam Azad Khan and Akthar Hussain},
  journal={Diabetes & metabolic syndrome},
  year={2015},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={247-51}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Recent data shown that both general and central obesity indices are significantly associated with diabetes (T2DM) and prediabetes (impaired glucose tolerance [IGT] and impaired fasting glucose [IFG]). Data regarding association of obesity with T2DM and prediabetes in rural Bangladeshi population is scarce. This study aims to observe the association of general and central obesity with diabetes (T2DM) and prediabetes in rural Bangladeshi population. MATERIALS AND METHODS A… CONTINUE READING
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