Prognostic impact of metabolic syndrome by different definitions in a population with high prevalence of obesity and diabetes: The strong heart study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Metabolic Syndrome X

abstract

  • In individuals without diabetes, metabolic syndrome is associated with incident cardiovascular disease, especially with WHO and NCEP ATP III definitions. Metabolic syndrome also predicts higher cardiovascular event rates in diabetic participants, a prediction that is greatest using the WHO definition.

publication date

  • July 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2337/dc06-2152

PubMed ID

  • 17440172

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1851

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 30

number

  • 7