This study estimated the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) among patients of the Near East University Hospital check-up clinic in Cyprus. Approximately 37% of patients had MS.
Objective: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) represents a conglomeration of various metabolic abnormalities, including glucose intolerance, hypertension, increased triglycerides, and decreased high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C). This study evaluated the prevalence of MetS in a health check-up subjects.
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