Neck circumference as a measure of central obesity: Associations with metabolic syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome beyond waist circumference


Onat A., Hergenc G., Yueksel H., Can G. , AYHAN E., KAYA Z., ...More

CLINICAL NUTRITION, vol.28, no.1, pp.46-51, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.clnu.2008.10.006
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL NUTRITION
  • Page Numbers: pp.46-51
  • Keywords: Obstructive sleep apnea, Metabolic syndrome, Obesity, Insulin resistance, Neck circumference, CARDIOVASCULAR RISK-FACTORS, ABDOMINAL OBESITY, INSULIN-RESISTANCE, ADIPOSE-TISSUE, DEFINITION, FAT

Abstract

Background & aims: To investigate the relationship of neck circumference (NC) to metabolic syndrome (MetS) and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and whether it adds information to that provided by waist circumference.