Subclinical Vascular Dysfunction Associated with Metabolic Syndrome in African Americans and Whites.

@article{Shen2015SubclinicalVD,
  title={Subclinical Vascular Dysfunction Associated with Metabolic Syndrome in African Americans and Whites.},
  author={Jia Si Shen and Joseph C. Poole and Matthew L. Topel and Aurelian Bidulescu and Alanna A Morris and Riyaz S. Patel and Jos{\'e} Nilo G. Binongo and Sandra B. Dunbar and Lawrence S. Phillips and Viola Vaccarino and Gary H. Gibbons and Arshed A Quyyumi},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2015},
  volume={100 11},
  pages={4231-9}
}
CONTEXT The diagnosis of metabolic syndrome (MetS) identifies individuals at risk for developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease. African Americans (AAs) have high rates of cardiovascular disease and subclinical vascular disease including arterial stiffness and microvascular dysfunction but have relatively low rates of MetS. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to evaluate the relationship between MetS and vascular function in a biracial cohort with the hypothesis that the diagnosis… CONTINUE READING
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