Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its components in Northwest Russia: the Arkhangelsk study

@inproceedings{Sidorenkov2010PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its components in Northwest Russia: the Arkhangelsk study},
  author={Oleg Sidorenkov and Odd R. Nilssen and Tormod Brenn and Sergey Martiushov and Vadim L. Arkhipovsky and Andrej M Grjibovski},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of risk factors associated with morbidity from cardiovascular disease (CVD) and associated mortality. Russia has one of the highest CVD mortality rates in the world. However, the prevalence of MetS in Russia remains largely unknown. The aim of this study is to estimate the prevalence of MetS and its components in an urban Russian setting. METHODS Altogether, 3705 Russian adults aged 18-90 years were enrolled in a cross-sectional study in… CONTINUE READING
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