Association of homocysteinaemia with hyperglycaemia, dyslipidaemia, hypertension and obesity

  title={Association of homocysteinaemia with hyperglycaemia, dyslipidaemia, hypertension and obesity},
  author={Mpho Moraba and Dudu Sengwayo and Shirley Keolebogile Motaung},
  booktitle={Cardiovascular journal of Africa},
AIM Hyperhomocysteinaemia and the metabolic syndrome are associated with increased cardiovascular risk. We investigated whether there is a link between the metabolic syndrome or its components and homocysteine levels in a population without cardiovascular disease. METHODS From the population sample of 382 participants (286 females and 96 males) we isolated those reflecting the metabolic syndrome and determined their homocysteine levels. We then evaluated the association of homocysteine with… CONTINUE READING
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