A community-based study of metabolic syndrome and its components among women of rural community in Ballabgarh, Haryana.

@article{Misra2011ACS,
  title={A community-based study of metabolic syndrome and its components among women of rural community in Ballabgarh, Haryana.},
  author={Puneet Misra and Ravi Prakash Upadhyay and Anand P. Krishnan and Naval K Vikram and Smita Sinha},
  journal={Metabolic syndrome and related disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={461-7}
}
BACKGROUND The metabolic syndrome is an important cluster of coronary heart disease risk factors with common insulin resistance. Although the prevalence of metabolic syndrome is high among Asians, including Indians, no sizeable literature is available about the magnitude of metabolic syndrome in rural areas, especially in women. METHODS Blood pressure and anthropometric measurements were noted in 307 women, aged ≥20 years, selected through a multistage sampling technique. Blood samples were… CONTINUE READING

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