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  • percentage
  • Comparing BAI with "gold standard" dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) results, the correlation between DXA-derived percentage of adiposity and the BAI in a target population was R = 0.85, with a concordance of C_b = 0.95. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chronic
  • In an effort to shift the emphasis from a medical diagnostic focus to one that recognizes the pathophysiological effects of excess weight, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) published a position statement , arguing for--adiposity-based chronic disease (ABCD)--as a new diagnostic term. (endocrineweb.com)
  • total
  • 3 Adiposity, which has been defined as total body fat, its distribution and secretary function, is affected by physical and nonphysical environments including culture, beliefs, customs, society, politics and economics. (endocrineweb.com)
  • risk
  • The findings from epidemiological studies addressing the association between adiposity and the risk of colorectal adenomatous polyps are inconsistent. (springer.com)
  • In sum, the association between peripheral adiposity and favorable vascular risk factor profiles observed by Tankó et al 1 may not be due to direct atheroprotective effects of peripheral fat per se. (ahajournals.org)
  • studies
  • Since there are known racial differences in growth rates, body proportions, and adiposity, it cannot be assumed that studies done on whites are applicable to Blacks. (bioportfolio.com)