Health and mortality consequences of abdominal obesity: Evidence from the AusDiab study Academic Article uri icon


  • OBJECTIVE: To provide an estimate of the morbidity and mortality resulting from abdominal overweight and obesity in the Australian population. DESIGN AND SETTING: Prospective, national, population-based study (the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle [AusDiab] study). PARTICIPANTS: 6072 men and women aged>or=25 years at study entry between May 1999 and December 2000, and aged


  • Cameron, AJ
  • Dunstan, DW
  • Owen, N
  • Zimmet, PZ
  • Barr, ELM
  • Tonkin, AM
  • Magliano, DJ
  • Murray, SG
  • Welborn, TA
  • Shaw, JE

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  • August 17, 2009

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