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C-reactive protein level as an independent risk factor of metabolic syndrome in the Korean population: CRP as risk factor of me

S. Lim et al.
Used Parameters : FFM, BFM

Publication Year : 2005

Country : Korea

Journal : Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice

Interrelationship between C-reactive protein (CRP) and metabolic syndrome (MS) was evaluated in a community-based cohort of 9773 Koreans aged 40–69 years. Metabolic syndrome was defined by criteria of the National Cholesterol Education Program. CRP was measured by validated high-sensitivity assay. The median CRP level was 1.4 mg/1, and significantly increased as the number of components of MS increased (P trend< 0.001). CRP levels were significantly but marginally correlated with waist circumference (r= 0.18) …
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