The modified NCEP ATP III criteria maybe better than the IDF criteria in diagnosing Metabolic Syndrome among Malays in Kuala Lumpur

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BACKGROUND Metabolic Syndrome is associated with increased risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. However, different diagnostic criteria have been recommended by different expert groups. In Malaysia, there is a lack of research comparing these different diagnostic criteria. Therefore, it is our aim to study the concordance between the IDF and… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-678

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@inproceedings{Moy2010TheMN, title={The modified NCEP ATP III criteria maybe better than the IDF criteria in diagnosing Metabolic Syndrome among Malays in Kuala Lumpur}, author={Foong Ming Moy and A. M. Bulgiba}, booktitle={BMC public health}, year={2010} }