International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Indonesia | Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015

Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in Young Adults

Adam FMS | Diatri MC | Adam JMF | Seweng A [2] | Tai ES [3]

Abstract: Metabolic syndrome is increasing world wide including in the South East Asian countries. Limited information is available about this syndrome in young adults from our country. Early detection of this syndrome is imperative to early prevention of diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease. The aim of the study is to determine find out the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its components among young adults. This is a population cross sectional study among young adults age < 39 years old. Anthropometric examinations including weight, height, waist circumference, and blood pressure. After 12 hours fasting blood was taken for fasting plasma glucose and lipid profiles including total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol and triglycerides. The diagnosis of metabolic syndrome in this study followed used the AHA/NHLBI criteria with modification of waist circumference for Asian people. Statistical analysis using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) for Windows 22.0 (SPSS Inc. ,) Illinois, Chicago), significant statistical p value

Keywords: metabolic syndrome, young adults, obesity

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015,

Pages: 1320 - 1323

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