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Measuring Wrist Size May Predict Heart Disease in children

Measuring wrist size may predict heart disease in children
Italian researchers claim that the wrist size of overweight or obese children and teens may reveal those at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
Insulin resistance is a condition in which the body has difficulty using insulin to break down blood sugar and this is a known risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Recent studies have shown an association between high blood insulin levels and increased bone mass.
According to Sapienza University of Rome, there is evidence that wrist circumference is highly correlated to evidence of insulin resistance. Wrist circumference is easily measured and after the research is validated, wrist circumference could be used to predict insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease risk.
It is the wrist's bony tissue, not the fatty tissue, that explains insulin resistance, the researchers said.
SOURCE: Circulation, news release, April 11, 2011
 
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