The Relation of Thyroid Function to Components of the Metabolic Syndrome in Korean Men and Women

@inproceedings{Park2011TheRO,
  title={The Relation of Thyroid Function to Components of the Metabolic Syndrome in Korean Men and Women},
  author={Sat Byul Park and Ho Chun Choi and Nam Seok Joo},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
  year={2011}
}
This study was to assess the relation of thyroid dysfunction to metabolic syndrome (MetS) at an earlier stage in Korean population. Metabolic parameters such as body composition, blood pressure (BP), fasting glucose, total cholesterol, triglyceride (TG), HDL-cholesterol (HDL-C), LDL-cholesterol (LDL-C), thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and free thyroxine 4 (fT(4)) were measured. During a mean follow-up of 3 yr, 5,998 Koreans ages over 18 yr were assessed. There were 694 cases of MetS at follow… CONTINUE READING