Determinants and definition of abdominal obesity as related to risk of diabetes, metabolic syndrome and coronary disease in Turkish men: A prospective cohort study


ONAT A., UYAREL H., HERGENC G., KARABULUT A., ALBAYRAK S., Can G.

ATHEROSCLEROSIS, vol.191, no.1, pp.182-190, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 191 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2006.03.012
  • Title of Journal : ATHEROSCLEROSIS
  • Page Numbers: pp.182-190
  • Keywords: abdominal obesity, coronary heart disease, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, proinflammatory state, cigarette smoking, C-REACTIVE PROTEIN, INSULIN-RESISTANCE, HEART-DISEASE, CARDIOVASCULAR RISK, VISCERAL ADIPOSITY, POPULATION, HYPERTENSION, ASSOCIATION, FEATURES, GLUCOSE

Abstract

We aimed to investigate determinants of abdominal obesity and its clinical impact on metabolic syndrome (MS), diabetes (DM) and coronary heart disease (CHD) in men.