Prevalence and component analysis of metabolic syndrome: An Indian atherosclerosis research study perspective

@article{Kanjilal2008PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and component analysis of metabolic syndrome: An Indian atherosclerosis research study perspective},
  author={Saikat Kanjilal and Jayashree Shanker and V Suryaprakash Rao and Natesha B Khadrinarasimhaih and M. D. Vikramjit Mukherjee and Shamanna Seshadri Iyengar and Vijay Vir Kakkar},
  journal={Vascular Health and Risk Management},
  year={2008},
  volume={4},
  pages={189 - 197}
}
Asian Indians have a high predisposition to metabolic syndrome (MS) and coronary artery disease (CAD). The present study aimed to estimate MS prevalence in 531 Asian Indian families comprising of 2318 individuals. Anthropometrics and lipid profile were assessed. MS prevalence was estimated using standard Adult Treatment Panel III (ATP-III) and World Health Organisation (WHO) criteria and modified definitions which included lowered cut-offs for waist circumference (WC) (> or =90 cm for men and… CONTINUE READING

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