Considerable disagreement among definitions of metabolic syndrome for Japanese.

@article{Oda2007ConsiderableDA,
  title={Considerable disagreement among definitions of metabolic syndrome for Japanese.},
  author={Eiji Oda and Masahiro Abe and Punniyakoti Thanikachalam Veeraveedu and Kenichi Watanabe},
  journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={71 8},
  pages={1239-43}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of the present study is to examine the agreement of various existing definitions of metabolic syndrome for Japanese. METHODS AND RESULTS One hundred thirty-two apparently healthy men and 147 apparently healthy women underwent testing and diagnosis for metabolic syndrome using 5 different definitions of metabolic syndrome for Japanese, including a newly proposed definition: a modified National Cholesterol Education Program definition replacing abdominal obesity with C… CONTINUE READING

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