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A cluster of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus, which occur together more often than by chance… Expand Body mass index, waist circumference, and waist/hip ratio have been shown to be associated with type 2 diabetes. From the… Expand Aims To establish a unified working diagnostic tool for the metabolic syndrome (MetS) that is convenient to use in clinical… Expand BACKGROUND
The addition of waist circumference (WC) to body mass index (BMI; in kg/m(2)) predicts a greater variance in health… Expand OBJECTIVE
To describe and provide estimates of the distribution of waist circumference (WC) according to percentiles in African… Expand OBJECTIVE
For prevention of obesity in Chinese population, it is necessary to define the optimal range of healthy weight and the… Expand BACKGROUND: Visceral adipose tissue is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease risk factors and morbidity from… Expand Abstract Objective: To test the hypothesis that a single measurement, waist circumference, might be used to identify people at… Expand Abstract Objective: To determine the frequency of cardiovascular risk factors in people categorised by previously defined “action… Expand The amount of abdominal visceral adipose tissue measured by computed tomography is a critical correlate of the potentially… Expand