The incidence of obesity has been steadily rising in developed and developing countries, affecting 13% of the global adult population. Obesity is strongly associated with health complications and diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and other cardiovascular diseases1. In one recent study conducted by Goh and Hart with 1,326 Singaporean Chinese women aged 29 to 71, the researchers found that only ... Read More »
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BODY MASS INDEX,WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE,WAIST HIP RATIO AS PREDICTORS OF OBESITY AND ABDOMINAL OBESITY IN IKORODU:A COMMUNITY SURVEY.
The aim of this pioneer study in a rural community,maya,in ikorodu a suburb of lagos is to determine the prevalence of obesity and central obesity in a rural area. Read More »