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ea0014p219 | (1) | ECE2007

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in old men and its relation to ghrelin

Alfaro Sergio Rueda , Serra-Prat Mateu , Fernández Cristián Fernández , Palomera Elisabet , Casamitjana Roser , Domingo Manel Puig

Aim: To study the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) and its relation with ghrelin in old men.Material and methods: Prospective-population based study (2002–2005) in which 153 independently living men older than 70 y were included. Comorbidities, physical exam, BMI, blood pressure were recorded and blood sample taken for biochemical and hormonal determinations. Metabolic syndrome was defined using IDF criteria.Results: MS w...