Waist size a window to hyperinsulinemia, cardiovascular complications

May 2005
Geriatrics;May2005, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p13
Academic Journal
Discusses research being done on the role of waist circumference (WC) in highlighting the variance of diastolic or systolic blood pressure. Reference to a study by Paul Poirier and colleagues, published in a 2005 issue of the "American Journal of Clinical Nutrition"; Factors contributing to resting blood pressure that were analyzed by the researchers; Approximate WC cutoffs for cardiovascular disease risk factors.


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