[Metabolic Syndrome in professional truck drivers who work on Highway BR-116 within the area of São Paulo City - Régis Bittencourt].

@article{Cavagioni2008MetabolicSI,
  title={[Metabolic Syndrome in professional truck drivers who work on Highway BR-116 within the area of S{\~a}o Paulo City - R{\'e}gis Bittencourt].},
  author={Luciane Cesira Cavagioni and Isabela Judith Martins Bense{\~n}or and Alfredo Halpern and {\^A}ngela Maria Geraldo Pierin},
  journal={Arquivos brasileiros de endocrinologia e metabologia},
  year={2008},
  volume={52 6},
  pages={1015-23}
}
The objective of this study was to determine the Metabolic Syndrome prevalence as well as identify variables related in truck drivers who work on Highway BR-116 (São Paulo, Brazil). A total of 258 truck drivers were assessed and the variables studied were: body mass index, waist circumference, blood pressure, triglycerides, total and fraction cholesterol, glycemia and C reactive protein. Cardiovascular disease risk was evaluated by Framingham's risk score whereas the Metabolic Syndrome based on… CONTINUE READING

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