Hyperhomocysteinemia is associated with visceral adiposity in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Masaki2007HyperhomocysteinemiaIA,
  title={Hyperhomocysteinemia is associated with visceral adiposity in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Takayuki Masaki and Futoshi Anan and Manabu Anai and Keiko Higuchi and Tetsuo Tsubone and Koro Gotoh and Seiichi Chiba and Isao Katsuragi and Katsuhiro Tanaka and Tetsuya Kakuma and Hironobu Yoshimatsu},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2007},
  volume={77 2},
  pages={168-73}
}
This study aims to investigate the relationship between the circulating level of homocysteine and body adiposity in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. We measured the body mass index (BMI), waist and hip circumferences, visceral and subcutaneous adiposities, visceral/subcutaneous (V/S) adiposity ratio, and insulin resistance as assessed by the Homeostasis Model Assessment (HOMA) index in patients with hyperhomocysteinemia. The study group consisted of 17 Japanese patients with… CONTINUE READING