Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 31st, 2005
According to a study from Germany, "Quantitative measurement of adipose tissue (AT) compartments in the entire body and of lipids in muscle and liver cells was obtained by means of MRI and MRS. An assessment of age-and gender related differences in AT compartments and determination of cross-correlations between AT compartments was conducted in a heterogeneous cohort at increased risk for metabolic diseases. One hundred and fifty healthy volunteers with increased risk to type 2 diabetes were examined. T1-weighted MRI was applied for whole-body...
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