Smoking Is Associated With Abdominal Obesity, Not Overall Obesity, in Men With Type 2 Diabetes

@inproceedings{Yun2012SmokingIA,
  title={Smoking Is Associated With Abdominal Obesity, Not Overall Obesity, in Men With Type 2 Diabetes},
  author={Ji Eun Yun and Heejin Kimm and Young Ju Choi and Sun Ha Jee and Kap Bum Huh},
  booktitle={Journal of preventive medicine and public health = Yebang Uihakhoe chi},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVES Abdominal obesity increases mortality and morbidity from cardiovascular disease and there is a possibility that smoking effects obesity. However, previous studies concerning the effects of smoking on obesity are inconsistent. The objective of this study was to examine whether smoking is positively related to abdominal obesity in men with type 2 diabetes. METHODS Subjects consisted of 2197 type 2 diabetic patients who visited Huh's Diabetes Center from 2003 to 2009. Indices of… CONTINUE READING
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