The metabolic syndrome and CVD outcomes for a central Australian cohort

Joanne Luke, Alex Brown, Mark DANIEL, Kerin O'Dea, James Best, Alicia Jenkins, Zhiqiang Wang, Robyn McDermott, Zaimin Wang, Kevin Rowley

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We investigated if the metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its component risk factors predict cardiovascular disease (CVD) for Aboriginal people from central Australia. WHO (HR 2.83), NCEP (1.80) and IDF (2.47) definitions of the MetS all had positive associations with CVD, however offered little above individual MetS components for hyperglycaemia
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)70-73
Number of pages4
JournalDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes


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