Several adipokines are preferentially expressed in visceral adipose tissue, and the secretion of proinflammatory adipokines is elevated with increasing adiposity.
What does VAT stand for?
VAT stands for Visceral Adipose Tissue (body mass composition analysis)
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Viewing five or more hours a day produced an association of two times the odds of being in the top quartile for visceral adipose tissue mass.
RESULTS: In study I, DEHP-exposed FO females (all dose groups) had a significant increase in body weight, food intake, and visceral adipose tissue compared with controls.
Future detailed analyses of the relationship between waist circumference and visceral adipose tissue or measures of insulin resistance within categories of BMI could identify biological reasons for potential differences in the strength of the association between waist circumference and mortality.
Although studies in other ethnic groups have shown that visceral adipose tissue was a major determinant of MS (13,14), there are none from India that have examined the association of visceral and subcutaneous components of abdominal fat with MS.
Instead, "the previously documented association between breast size and type 2 diabetes risk may be explained by excess visceral adipose tissue and/or intermuscular adipose tissue," Peter Janiszewski, a Ph.