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Relationship between “a body shape index (ABSI)” and body composition in obese patients with type 2 diabetes

Published on Dec 1, 2018in Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome2.36
· DOI :10.1186/s13098-018-0323-8
Fernando Gomez-Peralta7
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Cristina Abreu4
Estimated H-index: 4
+ 4 AuthorsJesse C. Krakauer10
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Abstract
Background Obesity is known to be related to the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D). The most commonly used anthropometric indicator (body mass index [BMI]) presents several limitations such as the lack of possibility to distinguish adipose tissue distribution. Thus, this study examines the suitability of a body shape index (ABSI) for prediction of body composition and sarcopenic obesity in obese or overweight T2D subjects.
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