Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Murcia Region, a southern European Mediterranean area with low cardiovascular risk and high obesity

@inproceedings{Gavrila2011PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Murcia Region, a southern European Mediterranean area with low cardiovascular risk and high obesity},
  author={Diana Gavrila and Diego Salmer{\'o}n and Jos{\'e}-Manuel Egea-Caparr{\'o}s and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Huerta and Alfonso P{\'e}rez-Mart{\'i}nez and Carmen Navarro and Maria-Jose Tormo},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Metabolic syndrome (MS) is associated with subsequent appearance of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. As compared to other Spanish regions, Murcia (southern Spain) registers increased obesity as well as cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of MS and its components, awareness of obesity as a health risk and associated lifestyles. METHODS A population-based, cross-sectional study was conducted in 2003, covering a sample of 1555… CONTINUE READING
BETA
Tweets
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 2 times. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 14 CITATIONS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 37 REFERENCES

The metabolic syndrome: prevalence and association to leisure-time and work-related physical activity in 60-year-old men and women

  • M Halldin, M Rosell, FU de, ML Hellenius
  • Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis ,
  • 2007
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…