The US National Cholesterol Education Programme Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP ATP III) prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in a Chinese population.

@article{Thomas2005TheUN,
  title={The US National Cholesterol Education Programme Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP ATP III) prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in a Chinese population.},
  author={G Neil Thomas and Sai Yin Ho and Edward Janus and Karen S. L. Lam and A. J. Hedley and Tai Hing Lam},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2005},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={251-7}
}
To assess the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome disease cluster in the Hong Kong Chinese population we applied the US National Cholesterol Education Programme Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP ATP III) guidelines. This was present if > or =3 of the following conditions were present: Hypertension (> or =130/85 mmHg); fasting plasma glucose was > or =6.1 mmol/L; fasting plasma triglycerides > or =1.69 mmol/L; fasting HDL-cholesterol <1.04 or <1.29 mmol in males and females, respectively; or… CONTINUE READING

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