Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in an elderly Swedish population

  title={Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in an elderly Swedish population},
  author={Ingrid A M Gause-Nilsson and Simona Gherman and Debashish Kumar Dey and Anita Kennerfalk and Bertil Steen},
  journal={Acta Diabetologica},
The prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in different elderly European populations has not been well studied. The aim of this study was to measure the prevalence of metabolic syndrome, as well as its individual components, in an elderly Swedish cohort. A random sample of 778 individuals (372 men and 406 women) was selected from a 70-year-old cohort in the H70 study, a gerontological and geriatric population study carried out in Gothenburg, Sweden. The study included medical and treatment… CONTINUE READING
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