BMI, WC, WHtR, VFI and BFI: which indictor is the most efficient screening index on type 2 diabetes in Chinese community population.

@article{Mi2013BMIWW,
  title={BMI, WC, WHtR, VFI and BFI: which indictor is the most efficient screening index on type 2 diabetes in Chinese community population.},
  author={Sheng Quan Mi and Peng Yin and Nan Hu and Jianhong Li and Xiao Rong Chen and Bo Chen and Liu Xia Yan and Wen Hua Zhao},
  journal={Biomedical and environmental sciences : BES},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={
          485-91
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Obesity is a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes, many indexes can be used to describes obesity and predict diabetes. This research attempts to identify the best indicator of obesity to screening diabetes in Chinese population. METHODS A cross-sectional data of 8121 subjects aged 35-60 years were included in this research belongs to the Diabetes Appropriate Technology Intervention Study. Anthropometric indicators including body weight, height, waist circumferences (WC), body fat… CONTINUE READING

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