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Fig. 1 | Cardiovascular Diabetology

Fig. 1

From: Low muscle quality in Japanese type 2 diabetic patients with visceral fat accumulation

Fig. 1

Visceral fat accumulation and prevalence of sarcopenia, low skeletal muscle mass, and weak grip strength. The subjects were divided into two groups: visceral fat accumulation (−) group and visceral fat accumulation (+) group. Visceral fat accumulation was defined as eVFA ≥ 100 cm2. p value by Fischer’s exact test. SMI skeletal muscle index = appendicular skeletal muscle mass/height2 (kg/m2). Definition of sarcopenia, low skeletal muscle mass and weak grip strength are described in “Methods” section. NS not significant

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