Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among 40- and 50-year-old inhabitants of Wroclaw, Poland.

@article{Ilow2012PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among 40- and 50-year-old inhabitants of Wroclaw, Poland.},
  author={Rafał Ilow and Bożena Regulska-Ilow and D Dorota R{\'o}żańska and Alicja Kowalisko and Jadwiga Biernat},
  journal={Annals of agricultural and environmental medicine : AAEM},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={551-6}
}
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The metabolic syndrome (MetS) has been discussed for many years, but there is no doubt that those who have confirmed the presence of risk factors comprising the MetS had a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of MetS among 40- and 50-year-old (y.o.) inhabitants of Wroclaw, Poland. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study group included Wroclaw inhabitants who were recruited between 2001-2004 into the Cardiovascular… CONTINUE READING