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Thigh fat and muscle each contribute to excess cardiometabolic risk in South Asians, independent of visceral adipose tissue.

Eastwood, SV; Tillin, T; Wright, A; Mayet, J; Godsland, I; Forouhi, NG; Whincup, P; ... Chaturvedi, N; + view all (2014) Thigh fat and muscle each contribute to excess cardiometabolic risk in South Asians, independent of visceral adipose tissue. Obesity (Silver Spring) , 22 (9) pp. 2071-2079. 10.1002/oby.20796. Green open access

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Abstract

To compare fat distribution and associations between fat depots and cardiometabolic traits in South Asians and Europeans.

Type: Article
Title: Thigh fat and muscle each contribute to excess cardiometabolic risk in South Asians, independent of visceral adipose tissue.
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1002/oby.20796
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/oby.20796
Additional information: © 2014 The Authors Obesity published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc. on behalf of The Obesity Society (TOS) This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular Science
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular Science > Population Science and Experimental Medicine
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular Science > Population Science and Experimental Medicine > MRC Unit for Lifelong Hlth and Ageing
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1431953
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