Association of metabolic syndrome with insulin-like growth factors among adults in the US

@article{Saydah2009AssociationOM,
  title={Association of metabolic syndrome with insulin-like growth factors among adults in the US},
  author={Sharon H. Saydah and Rachel Ballard-Barbash and Nancy Potischman},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2009},
  volume={20},
  pages={1309-1316}
}
To examine the association of insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) with metabolic syndrome in a nationally representative sample. We used data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Analysis is based on participants who provided a fasting blood sample and were aged 20 years and older (n = 5,903). Participants were classified by a number of risk factors for metabolic syndrome and stratified by diabetes status. Each of the components of metabolic syndrome (increased waist… CONTINUE READING