Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 20th, 2009
"Participants from the Framingham Heart Study (n = 3,001, 48.5% women) were stratified by visceral adipose tissue (VAT) into sex-specific tertiles. Within these tertiles, age-adjusted abdominal subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) tertiles were examined in relation to cardiometabolic risk factors. In the lowest VAT fertile, risk factor prevalence was low, although systolic blood pressure in women and rates of high triglycerides, impaired...
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