Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 4th, 2003
"Most women gain one to two pounds per year as they approach and go through menopause, and a percentage of them will go on to develop heart disease as a result," said Lewis H. Kuller, MD, professor of epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. "Keeping one's waist circumference from expanding is a good way to avoid a negative outcome, but more targeted monitoring of other predictors, such as insulin, adiponectin, and coronary calcium, can give a more accurate indication of when a woman is entering the...
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