Genetic Predisposition to Abdominal Adiposity and Cardiometabolic Risk.

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Genetic Predisposition to Abdominal Adiposity and Cardiometabolic Risk To the Editor Using mendelian randomization, Dr Emdin and colleagues1 found that a genetic predisposition to higher waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) adjusted for body mass index (BMI) was related to higher cardiometabolic risk. Consequently, they concluded that there is a causal relationship… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/jama.2017.5041

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