Metabolic syndrome, C-reactive protein, and mortality in U.S. blacks and whites: The reasons for geographic and racial differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Continental Ancestry Group
  • C-Reactive Protein
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • Metabolic Syndrome X

abstract

  • 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.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4113170

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2337/dc13-2059

PubMed ID

  • 24879838

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2284

end page

  • 90

volume

  • 37

number

  • 8