Metabolic syndrome, C-reactive protein, and mortality in U.S. blacks and whites: The reasons for geographic and racial differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
African Continental Ancestry Group
European Continental Ancestry Group
Metabolic Syndrome X
By definition, CRPMetS identifies more people at risk than MetS but still maintains a similar mortality risk. Incorporating CRP into the definition for MetS may be useful in identifying additional high-risk populations to target for prevention.