Differences in cortisol concentrations in South Asian and European men living in the United Kingdom.

@article{Reynolds2006DifferencesIC,
  title={Differences in cortisol concentrations in South Asian and European men living in the United Kingdom.},
  author={Rebecca M. Reynolds and Colin Fischbacher and Raj S Bhopal and Christopher D Byrne and Martin White and Nigel C. Unwin and Brian R. Walker},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2006},
  volume={64 5},
  pages={530-4}
}
OBJECTIVE The metabolic syndrome is more prevalent in South Asians in Britain than in the general population. Furthering our understanding of the underlying mechanisms is important because of the increased risk of cardiovascular disease associated with the metabolic syndrome. As it has been proposed that increased activity of the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis might underlie the metabolic syndrome, we hypothesized that plasma cortisol levels would be higher in South Asians and that… CONTINUE READING
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