Clinical analysis of the relationship between cystatin C and metabolic syndrome in the elderly.

@article{Liu2014ClinicalAO,
  title={Clinical analysis of the relationship between cystatin C and metabolic syndrome in the elderly.},
  author={Ping Liu and Shujian Sui and Dongling Xu and Xiaowei Xing and Caixia Liu},
  journal={Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia = Portuguese journal of cardiology : an official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={33 7-8},
  pages={411-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Studies have shown that both cystatin C and metabolic syndrome (MetS) are associated with inflammation. We set out to investigate the correlation between serum cystatin C levels and MetS in the elderly. METHODS This prospective study was conducted in 380 elderly individuals, including 135 patients with MetS, 142 patients with metabolic disturbance (MetD), and 103 healthy elderly individuals (control group). Waist-hip ratio, waist circumference, waist-height ratio, body mass index… CONTINUE READING
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