Group cites BMI, waist circumference as vital tools to monitor adiposity

09/27/2011 | Medscape (free registration)

The American Heart Association has released a scientific statement that highlights body mass index and waist circumference as primary tools to measure adiposity. BMI differentiates body composition from body-fat distribution, while waist-circumference measurement may help identify patients with excess visceral and liver fats, according to the statement in Circulation.

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