The Metabolic Syndrome and the Carotid Artery Structure in Noninstitutionalized Elderly Subjects

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Background and Purpose—In contrast to the young adult population, limited data are presently available regarding the epidemiology of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its relationship with cardiovascular disease risk in the elderly. We have investigated the frequency of the MetS and its association with the carotid artery structure in an elderly free-living… (More)

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@inproceedings{Empana2007TheMS, title={The Metabolic Syndrome and the Carotid Artery Structure in Noninstitutionalized Elderly Subjects}, author={J. P. Empana and Jean - François Dartigues}, year={2007} }