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Defining the metabolic syndrome construct: Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) cross-sectional analysis.

Authors
  • Vaidya, Dhananjay
  • Szklo, Moyses
  • Liu, Kiang
  • Schreiner, Pamela J
  • Bertoni, Alain G
  • Ouyang, Pamela
Type
Published Article
Journal
Diabetes Care
Publisher
American Diabetes Association
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2007
Volume
30
Issue
8
Pages
2086–2090
Identifiers
PMID: 17485573
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The metabolic syndrome did not have supra-additive association with IMT, but its components clustered greater than chance expectation and a higher component count was associated with greater insulin resistance. The metabolic syndrome was compatible with two of three "syndrome" constructs tested.

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