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ea0041gp101 | Endocrine Nursing | ECE2016

Waist to height ratio as a new marker of metabolic syndrome in type 2 diabetic patients

Horchani Imen , Oueslati Mehdi , Ouerfelli Meriem , Oueslati Ibtissem , Khiari Karima , Abdallah Nejib Ben

Introduction: Metabolic syndrome is closely related to abdominal obesity. Classic anthropometric indices such as bmi and waist circumference have been used for the screening of metabolic syndrome.Recently, it has been reported that waist to height ratio is more closely associated with insulin resistance.The aim of the present study was to assess the relationship between waist to height ratio and components of metabolic syndrome amo...