Waist circumference and insulin resistance in elderly men: an analysis of Kahrizak elderly study

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BACKGROUND Diagnosis of the metabolic syndrome (MS) is crucial for health care practitioners to identify at risk people for early treatment. Visceral obesity may make unnecessary other laborious measures of insulin resistance. The aim of this study was to see whether waist circumference (WC) can predict insulin resistance as well as MS in a group of Iranian… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/2251-6581-13-28

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