Metabolic syndrome and mortality in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study.

@article{Mozaffarian2008MetabolicSA,
  title={Metabolic syndrome and mortality in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study.},
  author={Dariush Mozaffarian and Aruna Kamineni and Ronald J. Prineas and David S Siscovick},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={168 9},
  pages={
          969-78
        }
}
BACKGROUND The utility of metabolic syndrome (MetS) for predicting mortality among older adults, the highest-risk population, is not well established. In addition, few studies have compared the predictive utility of MetS to that of its individual risk factors. METHODS We evaluated relationships of MetS (as defined by the National Cholesterol Education Program Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults [Adult Treatment Panel III (ATPIII… CONTINUE READING
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