Anthropometric indicators of insulin resistance

Abstract

During recent years, there have been numerous published reports associating increased circumferences of certain regions of the human body with insulin resistance or increased risk of cardiovascular disease. In the present review, we summarize the findings and conclusions of some of these publications.

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Polymeris, A., Papapetrou, P.D. Anthropometric indicators of insulin resistance. Hormones (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s42000-021-00296-0

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Keywords

  • Body circumference
  • Insulin resistance predictors
  • Anthropometric indicators
  • HOMA
  • Body fat distribution