Obesity: how to define central adiposity?

  title={Obesity: how to define central adiposity?},
  author={J. M{\'e}thot and J. Houle and P. Poirier},
  journal={Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy},
  pages={639 - 644}
Evaluation of: Parikh RM, Joshi SR, Pandia K. Index of central obesity is better than waist circumference in defining metabolic syndrome. Metab. Syndr. Relat. Disord. 7(6), 525–527 (2009). The metabolic syndrome, a constellation of anthropometric and metabolic abnormalities, has been studied extensively in the last decade, as well as its associated increased risk of cardiovascular diseases. Various definitions and criteria have been used to diagnose the metabolic syndrome. One proposed… Expand
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