Hypertriglyceridemic waist and newly-diagnosed diabetes among remote-dwelling Indigenous Australians.


AIMS Hypertriglyceridemic waist (HTgW) is predictive of cardiovascular disease. The HTgW relationship with diabetes is little studied. METHODS This study analysed data from diabetes and cardiovascular risk factor screening programmes in remote Indigenous Australian settlements. Elevated waist girth (EW) was defined as ≥90 cm for men (n = 1134) or ≥80 cm… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/03014460.2013.806588