It is already known that obesity, especially visceral fat, is a major risk factor for diabetes.
Besides, quantified body fat, muscle and extracellular water for each body segment enables to identify visceral fat, sarcopenia, changes in leg muscles, and edema in leg extremities. It provide basic data for drug prescriptions, insulin dose, exercise / diet program, and complication management.
In particular, in pediatric patients whose growth and development are important, accurate body composition measurement is to guide proper growth and
development, and is essential for accurately diagnosing the type of diabetes.