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Abdominal Obesity Summary

Description: A condition of having excess fat in the abdomen. Abdominal obesity is typically defined as waist circumferences of 40 inches or more in men and 35 inches or more in women. Abdominal obesity raises the risk of developing disorders, such as diabetes, hypertension and METABOLIC SYNDROME X.

Also Known As: Obesity, Abdominal; Obesity, Visceral; Visceral Obesity; Abdominal Obesities; Central Obesities Show All >>

Networked: 3538 relevant articles (66 outcomes, 357 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Abdominal Obesity

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Insulin (Novolin) : 12 outcomes 47 studies in 475 results : FDA 2
  2. HDL Cholesterol : 7 outcomes 26 studies in 676 results : IBA
  3. Triglycerides (Triacylglycerol) : 6 outcomes 17 studies in 417 results : IBA
  4. Glucose (Dextrose) : 5 outcomes 68 studies in 859 results : FDA 175 Generic
  5. Lipoproteins (Lipoprotein) : 3 outcomes 19 studies in 221 results : IBA
  6. Cholesterol : 3 outcomes 15 studies in 213 results : IBA
  7. Adiponectin : 3 outcomes 13 studies in 119 results : IBA
  8. Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease : 3 outcomes 12 studies in 167 results : IBA
  9. Blood Glucose (Blood Sugar) : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 115 results : IBA
  10. rimonabant : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 12 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Abdominal Obesity

  1. Insulin Resistance
  2. Obesity
  3. Hyperinsulinism (Hyperinsulinemia)
  4. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  5. Dyslipidemias (Dyslipidemia)
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Key Therapies for Abdominal Obesity

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  1. Caloric Restriction : 2 outcomes 1 study in 6 results
  2. Bariatric Surgery : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results
  3. Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass) : 2 outcomes in 4 results
  4. Resistance Training : 1 outcome in 6 results
  5. Acupressure (Shiatsu) : 1 outcome in 2 results
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