The incidence and persistence of the NCEP (National Cholesterol Education Program) metabolic syndrome. The French D.E.S.I.R. study.

@article{Balkau2003TheIA,
  title={The incidence and persistence of the NCEP (National Cholesterol Education Program) metabolic syndrome. The French D.E.S.I.R. study.},
  author={Beverley Balkau and Michel Vernay and Leila Mhamdi and Marek Nov{\'a}k and Dominique Arondel and Sylviane Vol and Jean Tichet and Eveline Eschw{\`e}ge},
  journal={Diabetes & metabolism},
  year={2003},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={526-32}
}
CONTEXT In 2001 the "National Cholesterol and Education Program Expert Panel" gave a clinical definition of the metabolic syndrome. The frequency of this syndrome at baseline and its incidence and persistence at three years is studied in a French population. SUBJECTS 2109 men and 2184 women from the D.E.S.I.R. longitudinal cohort study (Data from an Epidemiological Study on the Insulin Resistance syndrome) in central-western France, aged 30 to 64 years, were examined at inclusion and three… CONTINUE READING