High prevalence of overweight, obesity, and biochemical risk factors for cardiovascular disease among young nurses: importance of metabolic syndrome

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Objective: Although the information on metabolic syndrome is overwhelming, reports regarding workers are scarce, especially those evaluating cardiovascular disease. Using biochemical markers, we investigated the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk in nurses at University Hospital, Mexico City. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study… (More)

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@inproceedings{MndezSnchez2008HighPO, title={High prevalence of overweight, obesity, and biochemical risk factors for cardiovascular disease among young nurses: importance of metabolic syndrome}, author={Nah{\'u}m M{\'e}ndez-S{\'a}nchez and Mar{\'i}a A Monta{\~n}o-Reyes and Norberto Carlos Ch{\'a}vez-Tapia and Karla S{\'a}nchez-Lara and Francisco V{\'a}squez-Fern{\'a}ndez and Julio A P{\'e}rez-Sosa and Daniel Zamora-Vald{\'e}s and Misael Uribe}, year={2008} }