Association of Metabolic Syndrome Parameters with TT3 and FT3/FT4 Ratio in Obese Turkish Population


Tarcin O., Abanonu G. B. , Yazici D., Tarcin O.

METABOLIC SYNDROME AND RELATED DISORDERS, vol.10, no.2, pp.137-142, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/met.2011.0098
  • Title of Journal : METABOLIC SYNDROME AND RELATED DISORDERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.137-142

Abstract

Background: Obesity and metabolic syndrome are major health problems worldwide, including Turkey. Recent studies have shown an association between thyroid function tests and metabolic syndrome parameters. In this study, we aimed to determine the frequency of metabolic syndrome in an obese Turkish population and the relationship between metabolic syndrome and thyroid functions.