Which obesity index best explains prevalence differences in type 2 diabetes mellitus?

@article{Lorenzo2007WhichOI,
  title={Which obesity index best explains prevalence differences in type 2 diabetes mellitus?},
  author={Carlos Lorenzo and Manuel Serrano-R{\'i}os and Mar{\'i}a Teresa Mart{\'i}nez-Larrad and Clicerio Gonz{\'a}lez-Villalpando and Ken Williams and Rafael Gabriel and Michael P. Stern and Steven M. Haffner},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2007},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={1294-301}
}
OBJECTIVE Obesity drives the diabetes epidemic. However, it is not known which obesity index best explains variations in type 2 diabetes mellitus prevalence across populations. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES We analyzed three cross-sectional studies from San Antonio, TX, (Mexican-Americans and non-Hispanic whites, n = 2839), Mexico City (n = 2233), and Spain (n = 2161) (age range, 35 to 64 years). We used the area under the receiver operating characteristic curve (AUC) to assess performance… CONTINUE READING