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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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The patients with central obesity had a significant higher incidence of respiratory failure and circulatory failure when compared with patients without central obesity (p < 0.05) (Table 2).
The results of this study showed that the overall prevalence rate of generalized overweight/obesity was 32.2% and those of central obesity were 41.8% and 38.3% (evaluated by WC and WHtR indicators, resp.).
Until an alternative procedure is discovered to confirm their findings, researchers will continue the use of BMI with measures of central obesity to determine health risks.
This is a rare case and hence reported to create awareness among the treating clinician to consider this diagnosis when a patient presents with renal failure and characteristic features of postaxial polydactyly, central obesity and retinitis pigmentosa.
Therefore, we identified urology outpatient department ED patients and examined related characteristics and echocardiographs to study the association or trend between EAT related to central obesity and ED among this population.
(31) observed the use of 18 different criteria for WC classification in studies on central obesity, which makes understanding the real distinctions of this condition among child populations difficult.
The study will provide baseline knowledge on the prevalence of central obesity of rural female farmers in Ngamiland, Botswana in 2010 and 2011, estimated using WC and WHR.
(2.) Beegon R, Niaz Ma, singh RB; Diet, central obesity and prevalence of hypertension in the urban population of south India Centre of Nutrition Research, Moradabad, India.
Additionally, participants in the Mediterranean group receiving olive oil supplementation also showed significant decreases in both central obesity and fasting glucose levels whilst those supplemented with nuts demonstrated a significant decease in central obesity only.
* Central obesity (waist circumference greater than 35 inches in women or 40 inches in men)
Key clinical point: Childhood atopic dermatitis was associated with central obesity and high systolic blood pressure.
Partial correlations and multiple linear regressions showed the associations between ALT with different intensities of PA, CRF, and central obesity (Table 2).

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