Elevated serum triglycerides is the strongest single indicator for the presence of metabolic syndrome in patients with type 2 diabetes

@article{Kompoti2006ElevatedST,
  title={Elevated serum triglycerides is the strongest single indicator for the presence of metabolic syndrome in patients with type 2 diabetes},
  author={Maria K Kompoti and Anargiros Mariolis and Alevizos G. Alevizos and Ioannis Kyrazis and Ioannis Protopsaltis and Eleni Dimou and Ioannis L Lentzas and Dimitrios Levisianou and Afroditi Gova and Andreas J Melidonis},
  journal={Cardiovascular Diabetology},
  year={2006},
  volume={5},
  pages={21 - 21}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with diabetes already fulfill one diagnostic criterion for MS according to the existing classifications. Our aim was to identify one single clinical parameter, which could effectively predict the presence of MS in patients with type 2 diabetes. METHODS We studied all patients with type 2 diabetes who attended our Diabetes Outpatient Clinic during a three-month period. Waist circumference, blood pressure and serum lipids were measured. Establishment of MS diagnosis was… CONTINUE READING

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