Waist-to-height ratio is the best indicator for undiagnosed type 2 diabetes.

  title={Waist-to-height ratio is the best indicator for undiagnosed type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Zhen Xu and Xiuying Qi and Anna K. Dahl and Weili Xu},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  volume={30 6},
AIMS Early detection of diabetes is important for the prevention of diabetic complications. The best adiposity index for indicating Type 2 diabetes mellitus remains unclear. We aimed to identify the optimal adiposity measure among BMI, waist circumference, waist-hip ratio and waist-to-height ratio to indicate undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in Chinese adults. METHODS A total of 7567 participants aged 20-79 years were included in this study. Impaired fasting glucose… CONTINUE READING
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