Obesity, regional body fat distribution, and the metabolic syndrome in older men and women

Volume: 165, Issue: 7, Pages: 777 - 783
Published: Apr 11, 2005
Abstract
Background:Themetabolicsyndromeisadisorderthat includes dyslipidemia, insulin resistance, and hypertension and is associated with an increased risk of diabetes andcardiovasculardisease.Wedeterminedwhetherpatterns of regional fat deposition are associated with metabolic syndrome in older adults. Methods: A cross-sectional study was performed that included a random, population-based, volunteer sample of Medicare-eligible adults within the general...
Paper Details
Title
Obesity, regional body fat distribution, and the metabolic syndrome in older men and women
DOI
Published Date
Apr 11, 2005
Journal
Volume
165
Issue
7
Pages
777 - 783
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