Cardiovascular risk markers associated with the metabolic syndrome in a large French population: the "SYMFONIE" study.

OBJECTIVE The SYMFONIE study was designed to analyze the clinical and biological characteristics, and the cardiovascular risk markers, in men and women with the metabolic syndrome compared to control subjects. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The study population included 101,697 men and women, 18 to 80 years of age, who had a health checkup at the Centre d… CONTINUE READING