Obesity is associated with insulin resistance and subsequent development of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Usage of measures of obesity including anthropometric parameters and body fat percentage assessment, in general practice is scarce in some counties except for body mass index.
Gayathri Rathnayake, Usha Hettiaratchi, Rasika perera (2017); Obesity, body fat distribution, insulin resistance and link with type 2 diabetes mellitus;
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