Sex differences in the association of thigh fat and metabolic risk in older adults.

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We have previously shown a favorable association of subcutaneous leg fat with markers of insulin resistance and dyslipidemia in postmenopausal women. It is not known whether there is a sex dimorphism in the association of lower-body adiposity with reduced metabolic risk. Thus, our primary aim was to determine whether the favorable association of thigh… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/oby.2010.140

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@article{Pelt2011SexDI, title={Sex differences in the association of thigh fat and metabolic risk in older adults.}, author={Rachael E Van Pelt and Catherine M. Jankowski and Wendolyn S. Gozansky and Pamela Wolfe and Robert S. Schwartz and Wendy M. Kohrt}, journal={Obesity}, year={2011}, volume={19 2}, pages={422-8} }