Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in young men in Japan.

  title={Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in young men in Japan.},
  author={Ikuo Saito and Masaaki Mori and Hirotaka Shibata and Hiroshi Hirose and Minako Tsujioka and Hiroshi Kawabe},
  journal={Journal of atherosclerosis and thrombosis},
  volume={14 1},
AIM The prevalence of metabolic syndrome, as defined by the Third Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (ATPIII) modified for age (>or=3 of the following abnormalities): waist circumference of at least 80 cm; serum glucose level of at least 110 mg/dL; triglyceride level of at least 110 mg/dL; high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol level of 40 mg/dL or less; and blood pressure (BP) of at… CONTINUE READING


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