"Obesity, Abdominal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A condition of having excess fat in the abdomen. Abdominal obesity is typically defined as waist circumferences of 40 inches or more in men and 35 inches or more in women. Abdominal obesity raises the risk of developing disorders, such as diabetes, hypertension and METABOLIC SYNDROME.
- Obesity, Abdominal
- Abdominal Obesities
- Obesities, Abdominal
- Abdominal Obesity
- Central Obesity
- Central Obesities
- Obesities, Central
- Obesity, Central
- Obesity, Visceral
- Visceral Obesity
- Obesities, Visceral
- Visceral Obesities
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Obesity, Abdominal" by people in Profiles.
Inflammatory potential of diet and risk of mortality in normal-weight adults with central obesity. Clin Nutr. 2023 02; 42(2):208-215.
Freeze-dried strawberries lower serum cholesterol and lipid peroxidation in adults with abdominal adiposity and elevated serum lipids. J Nutr. 2014 Jun; 144(6):830-7.
Does response of RAS blockade on serum K+ levels influence its glycemic-mitigating response when combined with hydrochlorothiazide? J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2012 Jul; 14(7):415-21.
Association of the metabolic syndrome with atrial fibrillation among United States adults (from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke [REGARDS] Study). Am J Cardiol. 2011 Jul 15; 108(2):227-32.
Intramyocellular lipid and insulin resistance: differential relationships in European and African Americans. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Jul; 19(7):1469-75.