Sagittal Abdominal Diameter


Sagittal Abdominal Diameter

The term Sagittal Abdominal Diameter (SAD) is a measure of Visceral Obesitycite web
last = Paddock
first = Catharine
authorlink = Catharine Paddock
title = Belly Size Predicts Heart Disease Better Than Obesity
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publisher = [http://www.medicalnewstoday.com Medical News Today]
date = 2006-12-28
url = http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/healthnews.php?newsid=59852
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] . In layman's terms, this is the size of one's belly. More specifically, SAD represents the distance from your back to your upper abdomen, midway between the top of the pelvis and the bottom of the ribs, measured while standingcite web
last = Perry
first = Brian
authorlink = Brian Perry
title = Big Bellies Spell 42-44% Bigger Heart Risk
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publisher = [http://www.drbrianperry.com/]
date = 2008-03-26
url = http://www.drbrianperry.com/news-health/big-bellies-spell-42-44-bigger-heart-risk/
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] .

Apparently, the definition is also called Supine Abdominal Height

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