The metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance: relationship to haemostatic and inflammatory markers in older non-diabetic men.

@article{Wannamethee2005TheMS,
  title={The metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance: relationship to haemostatic and inflammatory markers in older non-diabetic men.},
  author={Sasiwarang Goya Wannamethee and Gordon D. O. Lowe and Andrew Gerald Shaper and Ann Rumley and Lucy T. Lennon and Peter Whincup},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2005},
  volume={181 1},
  pages={101-8}
}
AIMS We have examined the cross-sectional relationship between insulin resistance, the metabolic syndrome and haemostatic and inflammatory markers. METHODS AND RESULTS We carried out the study in 2722 non-diabetic men aged 60-79 years with no history of coronary heart disease or stroke and who were not on warfarin treatment, drawn from general practices in 24 British towns. Insulin resistance (HOMA) was significantly associated with increased inflammatory markers (C-reactive protein (CRP… CONTINUE READING