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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...