Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the Mediterranean region of Turkey: evaluation of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity, and dyslipidemia.

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BACKGROUND Metabolic syndrome has become a public health challenge worldwide. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of and risk factors for metabolic syndrome among adults in the Mediterranean region of Turkey. METHODS This study included a total of 767 people from 20 to 83 years old from 4 provinces calculated with respect to results of… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/met.2008.0068

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@article{Gndoan2009PrevalenceOM, title={Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the Mediterranean region of Turkey: evaluation of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity, and dyslipidemia.}, author={K{\"u}rşat G{\"u}ndoğan and Fahri Bayram and Mehmet Capak and Fatih Tanriverdi and Ahmet Karaman and Ahmet Bekir Ozturk and Hasan Ali Altunbaş and Cumali G{\"o}kçe and Ali Kemal Kalkan and Cevad Yazici}, journal={Metabolic syndrome and related disorders}, year={2009}, volume={7 5}, pages={427-34} }