Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 25th, 2007
"While an association of overall obesity with increasing risk of diabetes has been documented in black women, the effect of fat distribution, specifically abdominal obesity, has not been studied. We examined the association of BMI, abdominal obesity, and weight gain with risk of type 2 diabetes. Research Methods and Procedures: During eight years of follow-up of 49,766 women from the Black Women's Health Study, 2472 incident cases of...
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