Waistline measurements may help predict diabetes risks among men

November 1994
Modern Medicine;Nov94, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p22
Reports on the findings of a study by associate professor of medicine, Graham Colditz and colleagues at Harvard Medical School in Boston which concludes that waist circumference may be a better predictor of the relationship between abdominal fat and the risk of diabetes than the waist-to-hip ratio (WHR). Advantages of waist circumference; Independent risk factors for diabetes; Mechanisms behind the experiment.


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