Diagnosis of the Metabolic Syndrome Is Associated With Disproportionately High Levels of High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein in Non–Hispanic Black Adolescents

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Whereas it is known that the metabolic syndrome (MetS) has a paradoxically lower prevalence in non-Hispanic black adolescents than in non-Hispanic whites or Hispanics, the relative severity of MetS by race/ethnicity is unknown. Inflammation, indicated by high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP), is a key factor linking MetS to cardiovascular… (More)
DOI: 10.2337/dc10-1877

Topics

2 Figures and Tables

Cite this paper

@inproceedings{Deboer2011DiagnosisOT, title={Diagnosis of the Metabolic Syndrome Is Associated With Disproportionately High Levels of High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein in Non–Hispanic Black Adolescents}, author={Mark Daniel Deboer and Matthew J. Gurka and Anne E. Sumner}, booktitle={Diabetes care}, year={2011} }