adiposity

Known as: adipositas 
The amount of fat or lipid deposit at a site or an organ in the body, an indicator of body fat status.
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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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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Maternal obesity is increasingly prevalent and may affect the long-term health of the child. We investigated the effects of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the associations of gestational weight gain with child adiposity. STUDY… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Obesity is a strong risk factor for type 2 diabetes. However, few studies have compared the predictive power of… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE In small case-control studies, obesity was associated with worse vitamin D status. Our aim was to assess the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Whether higher levels of physical activity can counteract the elevated risk of death associated with adiposity is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Protein-tyrosine phosphatase 1B (PTP-1B) is a major protein-tyrosine phosphatase that has been implicated in the regulation of… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Although an individual's total fat mass predicts morbidities such as coronary artery disease and diabetes, the anatomical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE We conducted a prospective study among Japanese Americans of diabetes incidence in relation to visceral and regional… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Obesity is a well-established risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD), but whether regional fat distribution… (More)
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