Past and current obesity in Koreans with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.

@article{Park1997PastAC,
  title={Past and current obesity in Koreans with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Jun Young Park and Ki Up Lee and Chong Hwa Kim and Hyeon Kyu Kim and Sung Kwan Hong and Kyong Soo Park and Hong Kyu Lee and Hun Ki Min},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={1997},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={49-56}
}
To determine the prevalence of past and current obesity among patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) and to define the clinical characteristics of non-obese NIDDM patients in South Korea, we studied a cross-section of 749 NIDDM patients and a group of age- and sex-matched control subjects. Current height, weight and waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), the history of weight changes and the family history of diabetes were recorded. Obesity was defined as body mass index (BMI) > 25 kg… CONTINUE READING