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The relation of anthropometric measurements and insulin resistance in patients with polycystic kidney disease

did not examine a relationship. Increased adipose tissue is defined as lipid ratio of >19% for men and 22% for women. [ 16 ] Several methods were used to assess the obesity degree and the distribution of fat and muscle mass. Anthropometric measurements are useful and noninvasive tools to examine the nutritional status as well as the body fat distribution. These measurement include weight, height, BMI, waist-hip circumference and ratio, calf circumference, overarm length, skinfold thickness, and bioelectrical impedance. A well-known correlation has been

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