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central obesity

Obesity defined as increased waist-to-hip and waist-to-thigh ratios, waist circumference and sagittal abdominal diameter, which is accompanied by an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

central obesity

Abdominal obesity, truncal obesity Obesity defined by an ↑ waist-to-hip ratio, waist-to-thigh ratio, waist circumference, and sagittal abdominal diameter, and linked to an ↑ risk of cardiovascular events. See Body mass index, Obesity.
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12 So clinician taking care of theses diabetic patient should counsel them about the threatening possibilities which can arise in them due to increasing BMI and central obesity.
We performed sensitivity analyses to investigate how the association between road traffic noise exposure and the IRR for central obesity was affected by restriction of the population to those who did not change their residential address, those were exposed to only road traffic noise, or those without diabetes heredity.
An alternative explanation that merits consideration is that standard cut-offs for obesity and central obesity derived from non-Mayan populations may not accurately predict risk in this indigenous group.
Our findings suggest that persons with normal-weight central obesity may represent an important target population for lifestyle modification and other preventive strategies,' Lopez-Jimenez said.
He had central obesity, mild mental retardation, digital abnormalities included postaxial polydactyly which was complete in the left foot, right foot and left hand (figures 1 and 2), brachydactyly of both hands and feet.
These findings suggest that metabolic dysregulation leads to remission failure with persistent somatic symptoms in late-life depression, and that central obesity drives this relationship, Dr.
Waist circumference (WC) is one of the measures most commonly used to assess central obesity because it serves both as a standard measure in the definition and diagnosis of metabolic syndrome (32) in adolescents and as a screening tool for cardiovascular risk in adolescents (3).
The anthropometric indexes included general and central obesity and bioelectrical impedance analysis.
The observer-blinded study included 220 middle-age Chinese patients with central obesity and confirmed nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a common risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
Additionally, central obesity (excessive fat accumulation in the central region of the body) has also grown in children from different countries (5,6).
Nonetheless, there is scanty research in Botswana about the risk of central obesity amongst women in rural farming households; hence the study bridges this gap.

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