How should we measure abdominal obesity?

How should we measure abdominal obesity?

In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk on abdominal obesity. The abdominal circumference is measured by a measuring tape at the level of iliac crest. If it is more than 102 cm in men and 88 cm in women internationally and more than 90 cm in men and 80 cm in women in India then it is abdominal obesity or central adiposity. He will further discuss about the lifestyle disorders caused by abdominal obesity.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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