Study: Waist circumference linked to diabetes risk

04/15/2005 | MSNBC

The width of a person's waist, already seen as a potential sign of cardiovascular disease, is also being called a strong indicator of a person's risk of insulin resistance, an early stage of diabetes. Researchers said they found waist size was a strong predictor of insulin resistance, and those with a waist circumference of more than 39 inches were at greater risk.

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