Volume 2, Issue 4 (Nov 2017)                   JNFS 2017, 2(4): 264-262 | Back to browse issues page

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Mohammadi M, Salehi-Abargouei A. Metabolic Syndrome: An Important Health Issue in Iran. JNFS. 2017; 2 (4) :264-262
URL: http://jnfs.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-109-en.html
Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
Abstract:   (558 Views)
Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a major metabolic disorder worldwide which is characterized by having three or more of the five metabolic abnormalities. These metabolic abnormalities include abdominal obesity (waist circumference ≥ 90 cm for men and ≥ 80 cm for women), high triglyceride levels (TG) ( 150 mg/dL), decreased high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-c) (< 40 mg/dL in men and < 50 mg/dL in women), increased blood pressure (BP) )systolic ≥ 130 mmHg and/or diastolic 85 mmHg(, and elevated fasting blood glucose (FBG) (≥ 100 mg/dL)
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Type of article: editorial article | Subject: public specific
Received: 2017/11/18 | Accepted: 2017/11/1 | Published: 2018/01/22

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