Familial history of metabolic disorders and the multiple metabolic syndrome: the NHLBI family heart study.

@article{Hunt2000FamilialHO,
  title={Familial history of metabolic disorders and the multiple metabolic syndrome: the NHLBI family heart study.},
  author={Kelly J Hunt and Gerardo Heiss and Phyliss D. Sholinsky and Michael A. Province},
  journal={Genetic epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={395-409}
}
UNLABELLED A case-control study was conducted to investigate the association between family history of obesity, hypertension, and diabetes and the co-occurrence of metabolic disorders associated with the multiple metabolic syndrome (MMS). Included were 1,448 African and European American men and women aged 48-71 who participated in both the third cohort examination of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study, 1992-1994, and phase I of the Family Heart Study 1993-1995. The joint occurrence… CONTINUE READING

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