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ea0013p188 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2007

IDF but not ATPIII predicts the presence of ischaemic heart disease

Waterhouse Deirdre , Sharma Jayant , Beatty Sharon , Buckley Aidan

Introduction: The presence of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) may be associated with increased cardiovascular risk. The International Diabetes Foundation (IDF) has recently published new diagnostic criteria for MetS. Thus, we sought to compare IDF-defined MetS, the previously defined Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (ATPIII) and the European SCORE risk stratification model as predictors of the presence of Ischaemic Heart Disease (IHD) within an asymptomatic po...