Evaluation of abdominal fat distribution in noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: relationship to insulin resistance.

Accumulation of visceral adipose tissue is associated with metabolic complications such as noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of abdominal adipose tissue on insulin sensitivity in subjects with noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM). Areas of abdominal fat were calculated from axial magnetic… CONTINUE READING