Metric for Abdominal Obesity

Chalk outline of man and woman with an apple and pear over their abdominal area - Abdominal Obesity

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03/21/2016 - Body fat distribution is an important risk factor for obesity-related disorders. Individuals who have a primarily upper-body fat distribution (characterized by an android or apple shape) are at increased risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and death, even after controlling for BMI.

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