Plea for simplicity: use of waist-to-height ratio as a primary screening tool to assess cardiometabolic risk.

@article{Ashwell2012PleaFS,
  title={Plea for simplicity: use of waist-to-height ratio as a primary screening tool to assess cardiometabolic risk.},
  author={Margaret Ashwell},
  journal={Clinical obesity},
  year={2012},
  volume={2 1-2},
  pages={3-5}
}
A constant plea from clinicians is for simplicity in any guidance, particularly when it is for a quick, simple, primary screening tool. The natural instinct of scientific researchers is to conduct and collate more research in the quest for precision and accuracy. Sometimes the time comes when a compromise must be reached. I believe the time has come… CONTINUE READING