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Use of the waist‐to‐height ratio to predict cardiovascular risk in patients with diabetes: Results from the ADVANCE‐ON study

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Aims Patients with type 2 diabetes have a high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Central obesity has been particularly associated with this risk relationship. We aimed to evaluate waist to height ratio (WHtR) as a predictor of risk in such patients. Methods WHtR was evaluated as a predictor of the risk of CVD and mortality amongst 11 125 participants with type 2 diabetes in the ADVANCE and ADVANCE‐ON studies, and was compared with body mass index (BMI), w... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1111/dom.13311

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
George Institute for Global Health
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Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
8
Pages:
1903-1910
Publication date:
2018-05-06
Acceptance date:
2018-03-25
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EISSN:
1463-1326
ISSN:
1462-8902
Pubs id:
pubs:831926
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uri:7fdc4785-aa8b-4d0e-bbbd-3ae1c940cc64
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uuid:7fdc4785-aa8b-4d0e-bbbd-3ae1c940cc64
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pubs:831926

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