Associations of exercise, sedentary time and insomnia with metabolic syndrome in Taiwanese older adults: A 1-year follow-up study.

@article{Chen2015AssociationsOE,
  title={Associations of exercise, sedentary time and insomnia with metabolic syndrome in Taiwanese older adults: A 1-year follow-up study.},
  author={Li-Jung Chen and Yun-Ju Lai and Wen-Jung Sun and Kenneth R. Fox and Dachen Chu and P L Ku},
  journal={Endocrine research},
  year={2015},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={220-6}
}
BACKGROUND Understanding the risk factors of metabolic syndrome (MetS) is important to public health, since individuals with MetS have an increased risk of health problems. This study examined the associations of exercise, sedentary time and insomnia with incident MetS among older adults 1 year later. METHOD A total of 1,359 older adults receiving hospital health examinations in 2012 were studied, and 779 subjects had a follow-up after 1 year. The components of MetS (waist, blood pressure… CONTINUE READING
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