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*  Waist Circumference Tool - ACOG
Waist Circumference Tool In addition to Body Mass Index (BMI), waist circumference screening is an important element of ... This chart illustrates proper technique for measuring waist circumference and indicates disease risk by waist circumference and ...
https://www.acog.org/About-ACOG/ACOG-Departments/Toolkits-for-Health-Care-Providers/Obesity-Toolkit/Assessment-of-Risk-Factors-Obesity-Related-Conditions/Waist-Circumference-Tool
*  Waist Circumference | Angiologist
References for Waist Circumference:. 1. Klein S. et. al. Waist circumference and cardiometabolic risk: a concensus statement ... People can be trained to measure their own waist circumference. People can be trained to measure their own waist circumference ... the use of waist circumference (WC) has been substituting the BMI as a measure of obesity and health. Waist circumference has ... A normal waist circumference depends on the race of the person that is being tested. The "normal WC" is the WC that allows for ...
http://www.angiologist.com/general-medicine/waist-circumference/
*  Schizophrenia Daily News Blog: Research Update on Metabolic Syndrome (Including Diabetes, Heart-Attack & Stroke Risks) and...
Waist circumference*Blood pressure*Fasting lipids *Fasting glucose. After that, these risk factors (other than family history) ...
http://www.schizophrenia.com/sznews/archives/004840.html
*  Waist Circumference | Diabetes Canada
How to measure waist circumference. * Remove clothing from the waist line.. * Stand with feet shoulder width apart (25 to 30 ... Waist circumference (WC) is an indicator of health risk associated with excess fat around the waist. ... A waist circumference of 102 centimetres (40 inches) or more in men, or 88 centimetres (35 inches) or more in women, is ... Ethnic-specific values for waist circumference. Country or ethnic group. Central obesity as defined by WC. ...
https://www.diabetes.ca/diabetes-and-you/healthy-living-resources/weight-management/waist-circumference
*  Reference Curves of Waist Circumference in Children and Adolescents | SpringerLink
Among other anthropometric measures waist circumference assessment has become increasingly important as an... ... Are age references for waist circumference, hip circumference and waist-hip ratio in Dutch children useful in clinical practice ... First percentile curves for Waist and hip circumference, waist-to height ratio and waist-to-hip ratio and skinfold thickness. ... non-invasive and inexpensive routine tool since waist circumference is a measure of central adiposity. The waist circumference ...
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4419-1788-1_85
*  Measuring waist circumference can help predict Type 2 diabetes risk - latimes
... a new study suggests.The circumference of your waist can tell you a ... Measuring waist circumference can help predict Type 2 diabetes risk. June 05, 2012,By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times/For the ... The circumference of your waist can tell you a lot about your chances of getting diabetes, according to a study published ... And that's where waist circumference comes in. The WC measurement is made either at the narrowest point of the torso or halfway ...
http://articles.latimes.com/2012/jun/05/news/la-heb-waist-circumference-diabetes-20120605
*  Insulin Detemir and Waist Circumference - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Waist Circumference Reduction After Insulin Detemir Treatment in Type 2 Diabetes Patients Previously Treated With NPH Insulin. ... Mandosi E, Fallarino M, Rossetti M, Gatti A, Morano S. Waist circumference reduction after insulin detemir therapy in type 2 ...
https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00714844
*  Waist Circumference as Measure of Abdominal Fat Compartments : Figure 5
For TG, those with the high ratios had significantly higher triglyceride in each waist circumference category (a. ). For HOMA2- ... For TG, those with the high ratios had significantly higher triglyceride in each waist circumference category (a. ). For HOMA2- ...
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jobe/2013/454285/fig5/
*  Where to measure waist circumference guidelines
... How to measure waist circumference Angiologist. *Is Waist Circumference used ... Where To Measure Waist Circumference Guidelines. Is Waist Circumference used for measuring thinness in Adults?. Waist ... A waist circumference of measure waist circumference.... Waist to hip ratio measure of the purpose of this test to determine ... Waist circumference; How do you measure your waist a waist circumference of 94 centimetres or more indicates an increased risk ...
http://aboutaerobics.com/south-australia/where-to-measure-waist-circumference-guidelines.php
*  Cardiorespiratory fitness, waist circumference, and alanine aminotransferase in youth.
For every 1-cm increase in waist circumference, the odds of having an ALT ,30 increased by 1.06 (P , 0.001), and the strength ... The objective of this study is to examine associations between CRF, waist circumference, and ALT in youth.. METHODS: Data were ...
http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Cardiorespiratory-Fitness-Waist-Circumference-Alanine/23190589.html
*  Waist Circumference And Low Fitness Link Revealed
Excess fat present in the abdominal region can be signified by waist circumference, studies have indicated that excess ... A correlation between large waist size as well as a high degree of inflammation and low fitness levels has been identified by a ... A correlation between large waist size as well as a high degree of inflammation and low fitness levels has been identified by a ... Waist Circumference And Low Fitness Link Revealed. 11 months, 2 weeks ago ...
https://www.worldhealth.net/news/waist-circumference-and-low-fitness-link-revealed/
*  Association of urinary phthalate metabolites concentrations with body mass index and waist circumference | SpringerLink
... and waist circumference (WC) in 2016 on 242 children and adolescents, aged... ... Association of urinary phthalate metabolites concentrations with body mass index and waist circumference. ... and waist circumference (WC) in 2016 on 242 children and adolescents, aged 6-18 years living in Isfahan, Iran. Urinary ... Urinary phthalate metabolites are associated with body mass index and waist circumference in Chinese school children. PloS One ...
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11356-018-1413-8
*  Waist circumference, not BMI, is best predictor of future cardiovascular risk in children
In contrast, waist circumference measurements capture the amount of fat located centrally in the body, a location that prior ... "We were able to compare a wide range of body composition measures and found that waist circumference seems to be the best ... Waist circumference, not BMI, is best predictor of future cardiovascular risk in children. 15.10.2010 ... "This likely explains the stronger associations we observed between waist circumference and adult metabolic syndrome," added ...
http://www.innovations-report.com/hrml/reports/studies/waist-circumference-bmi-predictor-future-163693.html
*  Relationships between gray matter, body mass index, and waist circumference in healthy adults. - PubMed - NCBI
... females showed more extensive correlations for waist circumference. Our observations suggest that waist circumference is a more ... Relationships between gray matter, body mass index, and waist circumference in healthy adults.. Kurth F1, Levitt JG, Phillips ... We therefore investigated the effects of both BMI and waist circumference on local gray matter volumes in a group of 115 ... However, body fat distribution and abdominal obesity (as measured by waist circumference) is more strongly correlated with ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22419507?dopt=Abstract
*  AIM: Larger waist circumference linked to greater risk of death | Health Imaging
... have a greater chance of dying than those with smaller circumferences, according to a study published in the Aug. 9/23 issue of ... Individuals with a larger waist circumference--even with a normal body mass index-- ... waist circumference is an important risk factor for mortality.. "Future detailed analyses of the relationship between waist ... Individuals with a larger waist circumference--even with a normal body mass index--have a greater chance of dying than those ...
http://www.healthimaging.com/topics/oncology-imaging/aim-larger-waist-circumference-linked-greater-risk-death
*  Assessing Factors Related to Waist Circumference and Obesity: Application of a Latent Variable Model
... Sahar Dalvand,1 Jalil ... All variables were related to both obesity and waist circumference (WC). Older age, female sex, being an urban resident, ... Using latent variable model, we estimated the relation of two correlated responses (waist circumference and obesity) with ... present study our aim was to fit a latent variable model to simultaneously examine the factors that affect waist circumference ...
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jeph/2015/893198/abs/
*  Higher waist circumference tied to heart attack risk among women
... The findings support the notion that carrying more fat around ... women were more negatively impacted by a larger waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio than men. ... Higher waist circumference tied to heart attack risk among women. March 5, 2018 in Heart Health, Nutrition Topics in the News, ... Higher waist and hip size are more strongly associated with heart attack risk than overall obesity, especially among women, ...
https://lesliebeck.com/articles/2018/03/05/higher-waist-circumference-tied-to-heart-attack-risk-among-women
*  IJERPH | Free Full-Text | BMI, Waist Circumference Reference Values for Chinese School-Aged Children and Adolescents
... and waist circumference (WC) reference percentiles have been made in practice. Aims: to construct the percentile reference ... Keywords: BMI; waist circumference; childhood obesity; China BMI; waist circumference; childhood obesity; China ... BMI, Waist Circumference Reference Values for Chinese School-Aged Children and Adolescents. Peige Song 1,2. ... "BMI, Waist Circumference Reference Values for Chinese School-Aged Children and Adolescents." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public ...
http://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/13/6/589
*  Waist circumference as a measure for indicating need for weight management.
Waist circumference, body mass index, waist:hip ratio. RESULTS--Waist circumference , or = 94 cm for men and , or = 80 cm for ... Men with waist circumference , or = 94 cm and women with waist circumference , or = 80 cm should gain no further weight; men ... with waist circumference , or = 102 cm and women with waist circumference , or = 88 cm should reduce their weight. ... Waist circumference as a measure for indicating need for weight management.. M. E. Lean, T. S. Han, and C. E. Morrison ...
http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC2550221/
*  Study finds that higher BMI and waist circumference are associated with increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer
Men with a higher BMI and waist circumference had an increased risk of high grade prostate cancer, an aggressive form of the ... "Study finds that higher BMI and waist circumference are associated with increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer." Medical ... 2016, June 3). "Study finds that higher BMI and waist circumference are associated with increased risk of aggressive prostate ... Study finds that higher BMI and waist circumference are associated with increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer. ...
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/310747.php
*  Waist circumference may predict children who are at risk for type 2 diabetes later in life
... researchers from the University of Georgia have found that a larger waist circumference may increase an child's chances of ... We were able to compare a wide range of body composition measures and found that waist circumference seems to be the best ... Waist circumference may predict children who are at risk for type 2 diabetes later in life ... indicate that children who are in the top quartile of waist circumference for their age are five to six times more likely to ...
https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/type-2-diabetes/2566-waist-circumference-may-predict-children-who-are-risk-type-2-diabetes-late
*  Central overweight and obesity in British youth aged 11-16 years: cross sectional surveys of waist circumference | The BMJ
Central overweight and obesity in British youth aged 11-16 years: cross sectional surveys of waist circumference BMJ 2003; 326 ... Central overweight and obesity in British youth aged 11-16 years: cross sectional surveys of waist circumference. BMJ 2003; 326 ... Central overweight and obesity in British youth aged 11-16 years: cross sectional surveys of waist circumference ... Central overweight and obesity in British youth aged 11-16 years: cross sectional surveys of waist circumference ...
https://www.bmj.com/content/326/7390/624/submit-a-rapid-response
*  Waist circumference, BMI, and lung function in 8-year-old children: The PIAMA birth cohort study.
METHODS: Height, weight, waist circumference, and lung function (FVC and FEV(1) ) were measured during a medical e ... and waist circumference (WC) may be associated with lung function in children, as observed in adults. ... METHODS: Height, weight, waist circumference, and lung function (FVC and FEV(1) ) were measured during a medical examination in ... BACKGROUND: Body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) may be associated with lung function in children, as observed in ...
http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Waist-circumference-BMI-lung-function/23143885.html
*  Waist circumference correlates with liver fibrosis in children with non alcoholic steatohepatitis | Gut
Objective: Waist circumference (WC) is widely accepted as risk factor for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome (MS). ... Waist circumference correlates with liver fibrosis in children with non alcoholic steatohepatitis ... Waist circumference correlates with liver fibrosis in children with non alcoholic steatohepatitis ... At multivariable analysis, waist was the only MS component to be associated with liver fibrosis. This was seen both when the ...
http://gut.bmj.com/content/early/2008/04/28/gut.2007.142919
*  The association of education with body mass index and waist circumference in the EPIC-PANACEA study
... Journal. BMC Public Health ... Background: To examine the association of education with body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) in the European ...
http://dare.uva.nl/search?metis.record.id=363397