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Prevalence of metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, impaired fasting blood glucose, and dyslipidemia in Uygur and Kazak populations.
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PMID:  20883236     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
This study was designed to evaluate the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (MetS), impaired fasting blood glucose (IFG), insulin resistance (IR), hypertriglyceridemia (HTG), and low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) in adult Uygur and Kazak populations. Questionnaires, blood pressure, anthropometric measurement, and fasting glucose were evaluated. The age-adjusted prevalence of MetS and IFG was 3.43- and 1.47-fold higher, respectively, in Uygurs compared with Kazaks. The prevalence of IR and HTG was 1.33- and 2.22-fold higher, respectively, in Uygurs compared with Kazaks. In addition, the prevalence of low HDL-C was 4.05-fold higher in Uygurs compared with Kazaks. These data depicted greater risk for cardiometabolic syndrome in Uygurs compared with Kazaks. In addition, all prevalence with the exception of low HDL-C was greater in men compared with women in both ethnic groups. For body mass index (BMI)<24, 24 to 28, and ≥28 kg/m2, the prevalence of MetS, HTG, and low HDL-C was higher in Uygurs than Kazaks at the same BMI level. For individuals with a BMI between 24 and 28, the prevalence of IR but not IFG was significantly greater in Uygurs than Kazaks. At BMI≥28, neither IFG nor IR was overtly different between the two ethnic groups.
Lifeng Wang; Yicun Tao; Zijing Xie; Xinjian Ran; Minfang Zhang; Ye Wang; Xin Luo; Mengying Hu; Wenning Gen; Hamulati Wufuer; Linlin Li; Jun Ren; Xinming Mao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-07-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.)     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1751-7176     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich)     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888554     Medline TA:  J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich)     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  741-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Xinjiang Medical University, the Department of Endocrinology, First Affiliate Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China.
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