Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in the Mediterranean Region of Turkey: Evaluation of Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus, Obesity, and Dyslipidemia


Guendogan K., BAYRAM F., Capak M., Tanriverdi F., Karaman A. , ÖZTÜRK A., ...More

METABOLIC SYNDROME AND RELATED DISORDERS, vol.7, no.5, pp.427-433, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/met.2008.0068
  • Title of Journal : METABOLIC SYNDROME AND RELATED DISORDERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.427-433

Abstract

Background: Metabolic syndrome has become a public health challenge worldwide. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of and risk factors for metabolic syndrome among adults in the Mediterranean region of Turkey.