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Fat-to-muscle ratio is a useful index for cardiometabolic risks: a population-based observational study

Chen Y-Y et al.
Used Parameters : SMM, PBF

Publication Year : 2019

Country : China

Journal : Plos One

Metabolic disorders are prevalent worldwide and have recently become public health problems recently. Previous studies have proposed different body composition indices for predicting future cardiovascular risks. We hypothesized an association among fat-to-muscle ratio (FMR), metabolic syndrome (MetS), hypertension (HTN), prediabetes, type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM), and cardiovascular risk in an adult population. A total of 66829 eligible subjects composed of 34182 males and 32647 females aged 20 years or older were …
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