Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in pre- and postmenopausal Iranian women.

  title={Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in pre- and postmenopausal Iranian women.},
  author={Najmeh Maharlouei and Nick Bellissimo and Seyed Mehdi Ahmadi and Kamran Bagheri Lankarani},
  journal={Climacteric : the journal of the International Menopause Society},
  volume={16 5},
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a constellation of risk factors increasing the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Little information is available on the association between MetS and menopausal status in Iranian women. Therefore, the purpose of the current study was to examine the prevalence and severity of MetS in pre- and postmenopausal women based on two commonly employed assessment criteria. METHODS A total of 490 premenopausal and 434… CONTINUE READING
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