Wednesday, September 2, 2009

University Of Southern California Study Shows Persistence Of Metabolic Syndrome May Predict Type 2 Diabetes In Obese Hispanic Teenagers

“In a new study published online in the peer-reviewed journal Annals of Epidemiology, researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA found that the waist-to-hip circumference ratio was a better yardstick for assessing obesity in high-functioning adults between the ages of 70 and 80, presumably because the physical changes that are part of the aging process alter the body proportions on which BMI is based.”

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