A comparison of components of two definitions of the metabolic syndrome related to cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in a cohort study in Thailand.

@article{Tanomsup2007ACO,
  title={A comparison of components of two definitions of the metabolic syndrome related to cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in a cohort study in Thailand.},
  author={Supachai Tanomsup and Wichai Aekplakorn and Piyamitr Sritara and Mark Woodward and Sukit Yamwong and Supoch Tunlayadechanont and Aninthita Tatsaneeyapan and Stephen Lim Lim and Rajata Rajatanavin},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 8},
  pages={2138-40}
}
The metabolic syndrome, a clustering of metabolic risk factors, has been reported to be associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) (1). Questions have been raised about which components of the metabolic syndrome are more strongly associated with CVD (2), whether other combinations of the components have stronger associations (3), and the role of waist circumference in the definition of metabolic syndrome in Asian populations (4), where obesity is typically less common than in the… CONTINUE READING

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