Metabolic syndrome: do clinical criteria identify similar individuals among overweight premenopausal women?

@article{Alhassan2008MetabolicSD,
  title={Metabolic syndrome: do clinical criteria identify similar individuals among overweight premenopausal women?},
  author={Sofiya Alhassan and Alexandre Kiazand and Raymond R. Balise and Abby C. King and GeraldM. Reaven and Christopher D Gardner},
  journal={Metabolism: clinical and experimental},
  year={2008},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={
          49-56
        }
}
The purpose of this analysis was to determine to what extent the clinical criteria for metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) proposed by the World Health Organization (WHO), the European Group for Study of Insulin Resistance (EGIR), the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (ATP III), and the International Diabetes Foundation (IDF); triglyceride (TG)/high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) ratio >/=3.0; and enlarged waist circumference (>/=88 cm) and elevated TG (>/=129 mg… CONTINUE READING
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