Metabolic syndrome and disability: findings from the prospective three-city study.

  title={Metabolic syndrome and disability: findings from the prospective three-city study.},
  author={Isabelle Carri{\`e}re and Karine P{\'e}r{\`e}s and Marie Laure Ancelin and V{\'e}ronique Gourlet and C Berr and Pascale Barberger-Gateau and Kim Bouillon and Mika Kivimaki and Karen Ritchie and Tasnime Akbaraly},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  volume={69 1},
BACKGROUND Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a potentially reversible cause of disability in the elderly people. The published literature suggests that the MetS-disability association is likely to be complex, depending on co-existing risk factors and with possible variation for each of the specific MetS components. Further evidence is needed to understand the specific consequences of the MetS as a whole and as a function of its components. METHODS Prospective analyses included data from 6,141… CONTINUE READING


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