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Combined use of waist and hip circumference to identify high-risk HIV-infected patients
Objectives: To determine whether for a given waist circumference (WC), a larger hip circumference (HC) was associated with a reduced risk of insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes (T2D), hypertension and cardiovascular disease ...
Examining the Influence of Waist Circumference in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prediction Modeling
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of non-communicable disease and pre-mature death worldwide. Waist circumference (WC) is a measure of abdominal adiposity that is strongly related to both CVD and all-cause ...