Prevalence of metabolic syndrome (METS) using IDF 2005 guidelines in a semi urban south Indian (Boloor Diabetes Study) population of Mangalore.

@article{Pemminati2010PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of metabolic syndrome (METS) using IDF 2005 guidelines in a semi urban south Indian (Boloor Diabetes Study) population of Mangalore.},
  author={Sudhakar Pemminati and M R Prabha Adhikari and Rahul Pathak and M. Ramachandra Pai},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  year={2010},
  volume={58},
  pages={674-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify metabolic syndrome (MetS) prevalence using International Diabetes Federation (IDF) 2005 guidelines in a semi urban south Indian (Boloor Diabetes Study) population of Mangalore. METHODS Population of randomly selected adults > or =20 years living in Boloor locality who were available for the house to house survey were assessed for the following: anthropometric variables; blood pressure; fasting blood glucose and lipid profile. Among 800 responders; 300 men, 500 women, 551… CONTINUE READING