- Even if your arms, legs and butt are skinny, be concerned if you've got a pot belly
- Men with pot bellies have twice the mortality risk of people who are overweight or obese
- Women with a similar fat distribution had a 1.5 times higher risk for death
(CNN)Going to your doctor may soon look more like going to your tailor. Instead of starting with a request to step on a scale, he or she may measure your waist.