Kilogram Per Square Meter

Known as: kg/m2, Kilograms per meters squared, Kilogram/Square Meter 
The SI derived unit of spread rate of a substance by mass, used also as a measure of area density and as a dose calculation unit.
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Review
2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Adolescent overweight and obesity has increased globally, and can be associated with short- and long-term health… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Objective To evaluate the strength and validity of the evidence for the association between adiposity and risk of developing or… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE Knowing risk factors at birth for the development of childhood obesity could help to identify children who are in need… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Context Current upper limits (500 nkat/L [30 U/L] for women, 667 nkat/L [40 U/L] for men) for serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND The rising prevalence of obesity in children has been linked in part to the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks. Our… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To examine whether catch-up growth during childhood modifies the increased risk of death from coronary heart disease… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE: To study the relationship between percent body fat and body mass index (BMI) in different ethnic groups and to… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE Individuals with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) have a high risk of developing NIDDM. The purpose of this study was… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that a single measurement, waist circumference, might be used to identify people at health risk… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
To determine the relationship between insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function, we quantified the insulin sensitivity index… (More)
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