Prevalence of insulin resistance syndrome in a selected south Indian population--the Chennai urban population study-7 [CUPS-7].

@article{Deepa2002PrevalenceOI,
  title={Prevalence of insulin resistance syndrome in a selected south Indian population--the Chennai urban population study-7 [CUPS-7].},
  author={Rajagopalan Deepa and Coimbatore Subramanian Shanthirani and G. Premalatha and Nadiminty Ganapathi Sastry and Viswanathan Mohan},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  year={2002},
  volume={115},
  pages={
          118-27
        }
}
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Although earlier studies had shown socio-economic factors to be strongly associated with the insulin resistance syndrome (IRS) and its components, there is still a paucity of data on Indians who have increased insulin resistance. In this study, we assessed the prevalence of IRS in two socio-economic groups in an urban south Indian population. METHODS The Chennai Urban Population Study (CUPS) is an epidemiological study involving two residential areas in Chennal in… CONTINUE READING

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