Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 30th, 2008
"Our goal was to determine the BMI and WC values in African Americans, which optimally predict insulin resistance. The subjects were African Americans ( 68 men, 63 women), aged 35 +/- 8 years ( mean +/- s.d.), with a BMI of 30.9 +/- 7.5, in the range of 18.5-54.7 kg/m(2), and with a WC of 98 +/- 18, in the range of 69-173 cm. Insulin resistance was defined by the lowest tertile of the insulin sensitivity index (...
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