Ratio of Trunk to Leg Volume as a New Body Shape Metric for Diabetes and Mortality
- Author(s): Kanaya, Alka
- Wilson, JP
- Kanaya, AM
- Fan, B
- Shepherd, JA
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttp://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3707853?pdf=render
Background:Body shape is a known risk factor for diabetes and mortality, but the methods estimating body shape, BMI and waist circumference are crude. We determined whether a novel body shape measure, trunk to leg volume ratio, was independently associated
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