Diagnosing metabolic syndrome in type 2 diabetic Turkish patients: comparison of AHA/NHLBI and IDF definitions


BASOL G., BARUTÇUOĞLU B. , CAKIR Y., OZMEN B., PARILDAR Z. , KÖSE T. , ...More

BRATISLAVA MEDICAL JOURNAL-BRATISLAVSKE LEKARSKE LISTY, vol.112, no.5, pp.253-259, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 112 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : BRATISLAVA MEDICAL JOURNAL-BRATISLAVSKE LEKARSKE LISTY
  • Page Numbers: pp.253-259

Abstract

Objectives: The objective of this study was to determine the percentage of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in a Turkish population with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) according to the American Heart Association/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (AHA/NHLBI) and International Diabetes Federation (IDF) definitions and to assess the agreement among these definitions.