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Waist circumference, body mass index, hip circumference and waist-to-hip ratio in type 2 diabetes patients in Gorgan, Iran

Marjani, A. (2011) Waist circumference, body mass index, hip circumference and waist-to-hip ratio in type 2 diabetes patients in Gorgan, Iran. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 5 (2). pp. 201-206. ISSN 0973709X (ISSN)

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The present study was aimed to assess the anthropometric parameters of type 2 diabetic patients. The anthropometric parameters were determined. The data were collected from the subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Gorgan, Iran. Insulin sensitivity, waist circumference, waist to hip ratio, fasting insulin and beta cell function were higher in males than in females, but the females had a higher body fat percent and hip circumference than the males. The waist circumference was found to correlate positively and significantly with BMI, the waist to hip ratio and body fat percentage in diabetic females and males. There was a correlation between the waist circumference and hip circumference in diabetic females. The waist circumference very highly correlated with the body fat percent and the waist to hip ratio was likely to behave similarly in diabetes prediction. The body mass index, despite having a lower correlation with waist circumference, appears to have the same ability to predict diabetes as do both the body fat percentage and the waist to hip ratio. Waist circumference appears to be a better predictor for diabetes risk than other parameters.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Unmapped bibliographic data: LA - English [Field not mapped to EPrints] J2 - J. Clin. Diagn. Res. [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Dept of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Golestan province, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] DB - Scopus [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled Keywords: BMI, Gorgan, Hip circumference, Type 2 diabetes, Waist circumference, Waist-to-hip ratio, glucose, adult, anthropometric parameters, article, body fat distribution, body mass, controlled study, disease association, disease duration, female, glucose blood level, hip circumference, human, insulin resistance, insulin sensitivity, Iran, major clinical study, male, non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, obesity, patient assessment, prediction, risk assessment, sex difference, waist circumference, waist hip ratio
Subjects: مقالات نمایه شده محققین دانشگاه در سایت ,Web of Science ,Scopus
Divisions: معاونت تحقیقات و فناوری
Depositing User: GOUMS
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2015 08:22
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2015 07:52
URI: http://eprints.goums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2127

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