paunchy

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having a large belly

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Additionally, participants in the Mediterranean group receiving olive oil supplementation also showed significant decreases in both central obesity and fasting glucose levels whilst those supplemented with nuts demonstrated a significant decease in central obesity only.
In this study, waist-hip ratio was our surrogate marker for central obesity.
Obesity, particularly central obesity, plays an important role for the association between CRP and IR; however, it is conceivable that the use of CRP in clinical settings could facilitate an earlier identification of IR among people who may not achieve certain clinical thresholds for measures of adiposity or fasting glucose.
The participants had their BMI measured along with their waist circumference to test overall obesity and central obesity, and were also asked to report incidence of asthma.
Central obesity was present in 96 per cent of males and 77 per cent of females surveyed.
Metabolic syndrome is characterized by insulin insensitivity, central obesity dyslipidemia, and hypertension.
Follow-up is an important part of the management of a mildly hirsute patient with no central obesity and no menstrual dysfunction, Dr.
Central obesity is a major risk factor for early cardiovascular events and other atherothrombotic diseases (1, 2).
Twelve men and 48 women with central obesity and high triglyceride levels, high blood glucose values, or hypertension were randomized to one of two weight-loss diets for 12 weeks.
It's defined as the presence of three or more of the following: high blood pressure, high blood sugar, central obesity ("apple shape"), high triglycerides, and low HDL ("good") cholesterol.
Ghosh, 2004 reported central obesity and centralised subcutaneous fat had cumulatively explained 47% of the observed variance of metabolic syndrome among middle aged Bengalee Hindu men in Calcutta, India [9].
Metabolic syndrome comprises a group of medical conditions, which include central obesity (excess abdominal-area weight), raised fasting glucose levels and diabetes mellitus, raised triglycerides, reduced HDL cholesterol, and hypertension.
Two individuals with the same BMI and waist circumference can have different depositions of visceral fat, so measurements of central obesity might be better at predicting MI than BMI," Dr.
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