Body fat distribution, adipocyte size, and metabolic characteristics of nondiabetic adults.

@article{Mundi2010BodyFD,
  title={Body fat distribution, adipocyte size, and metabolic characteristics of nondiabetic adults.},
  author={Manpreet S. Mundi and Maksym V Karpyak and Christina Koutsari and Susanne Breuer Votruba and Peter O'Brien and Michael D Jensen},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2010},
  volume={95 1},
  pages={67-73}
}
CONTEXT It is unclear whether adipocyte size or body fat distribution is most strongly linked to the metabolic complications of obesity. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to test whether adipocyte size better predicts metabolic characteristics of obesity than body composition. DESIGN, PARTICIPANTS, AND SETTING We analyzed the relationship between metabolic and anthropometric data collected from 432 largely Caucasian research volunteers (264 women) participating in studies conducted in the Mayo… CONTINUE READING

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