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- Lorenzo, Carlos; Williams, Ken; Gonzalez-Villalpando, Clicerio; Haffner, Steven M.
- Diabetes care 2005 v.28 no.10 pp. 2480-2485
- waist circumference, etc ; risk; metabolic syndrome; men; women; glucose; equations; high density lipoprotein cholesterol; hypertension; fasting; triacylglycerols; obesity; coronary disease; diabetes; risk reduction; hypertriglyceridemia; blood pressure; education; Mexico; Show all 19 Subjects
- ... OBJECTIVE:--Trends in the metabolic syndrome might follow trends in obesity. We examined this hypothesis in the Mexico City Diabetes Study (MCDS), a study that showed rising trends in obesity, and the effect of the metabolic syndrome on the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS--Designed as a population-based study, the MCDS enrolled subjects in 1990-1992 (n = 2,282). F ...