Identifying metabolic syndrome without blood tests in young adults--the Terneuzen Birth Cohort.

  title={Identifying metabolic syndrome without blood tests in young adults--the Terneuzen Birth Cohort.},
  author={Marlou L. A. de Kroon and Carry M Renders and Esther Kuipers and Jacobus P van Wouwe and Stef van Buuren and Guus A de Jonge and Remy A. Hirasing},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  volume={18 6},
BACKGROUND Within the context of the obesity epidemic identifying young adults at risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease is important. A practical approach is based on the identification of metabolic syndrome (MetS). Our objective was to develop a simple and efficient stepwise strategy to identify MetS in young adults. METHODS Subjects were part of a birth cohort (n = 2599) in Terneuzen, The Netherlands, born in 1977-86. In 2004-05: 642 of these young adults participated in a… CONTINUE READING
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