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Distribution and association of hs-CRP with cardiovascular risk variables of metabolic syndrome in adolescent learners
(AOSIS Publishing, 2012-06)
Objective: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its associated cardiovascular risk are on the increase in children. High-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) has emerged as a useful marker for inflammation associated with ...
Metabolic syndrome and its predictors in an urban population in Kenya : a cross sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2017-07-04)
Abstract Background The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a clustering of interrelated risk factors which doubles the risk of cardio-vascular disease (CVD) in 5–10 years and ...
Optimal waist-to-height ratio values for cardiometabolic risk screening in an ethnically diverse sample of South African urban and rural school boys and girls
Background The proposed waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) cut-off of 0.5 is less optimal for cardiometabolic risk screening in children in many settings. The purpose of this study was to determine the optimal WHtR for children ...