Independent associations between a metabolic syndrome severity score and future diabetes by sex and race: the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities Study and Jackson Heart Study

@article{Gurka2017IndependentAB,
  title={Independent associations between a metabolic syndrome severity score and future diabetes by sex and race: the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities Study and Jackson Heart Study},
  author={Matthew J. Gurka and Sherita Hill Golden and Solomon K. Musani and Mario Sims and A Vishnu and Yi Guo and Michelle Cardel and Thomas A. Pearson and Mark Daniel Deboer},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2017},
  volume={60},
  pages={1261-1270}
}
The study aimed to assess for an association between the degree of severity of the metabolic syndrome and risk of type 2 diabetes beyond that conferred by the individual components of the metabolic syndrome. We assessed HRs for an Adult Treatment Panel III (ATP-III) metabolic syndrome score (ATP-III MetS) and a sex- and race-specific continuous metabolic… CONTINUE READING