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Wrist Size May Predict Future Heart Risk in Kids, Sapienza University Study



4/12/2011 7:05:47 AM

WebMD -- April 11, 2011 -- Measuring an overweight child’s wrist size appears to be a better predictor of diabetes and heart risk than calculating body mass index, new research suggests. Wrist size was strongly correlated with insulin resistance in overweight children in the study conducted by researchers at Italy’s Sapienza University of Rome.

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