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Defining obesity using a biological end point in Sri Lankan children

Wickramasinghe VP et al.
Used Parameters : FFM, BFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2016

Country : India

Journal : Indian Journal of Pediatrics

Objective To identify the percentage of body fat mass (FM) that would define obesity among Sri Lankan children. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted among 5–15 y old children in the district of Colombo. FM was assessed using Bio Impedance Assay (BIA). After a 12 h overnight fast, blood was drawn for fasting blood glucose (FBS) and lipid profile. Oral-glucose-tolerance test (OGTT) was done along with 2 h random blood sugar (RBS). Metabolic syndrome (MetS) was diagnosed by a high waist circumference (WC) with≥ 2 …
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