Visceral fat amount is associated with carotid atherosclerosis even in type 2 diabetic men with a normal waist circumference

@article{Kim2009VisceralFA,
  title={Visceral fat amount is associated with carotid atherosclerosis even in type 2 diabetic men with a normal waist circumference},
  author={Soo Kyung Kim and Seok Won Park and Seong Hwan Kim and Bong Soo Cha and Henry C. J. Lee and Yong Woon Cho},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2009},
  volume={33},
  pages={131-135}
}
Objective:Our objective was to investigate whether determination of the quantity of visceral fat has an additional benefit in assessing atherosclerotic burden in men with type 2 diabetes compared with the traditional measurement of waist circumference (WC) alone.Methods:This was an observational study performed in 368 men with type 2 diabetes, consecutively enrolled in Diabetes Clinics. Common carotid artery far-wall intima-media thickness (IMT), WC and visceral fat thickness (VFT), as measured… CONTINUE READING
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