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ea0056p676 | Obesity | ECE2018

Gender specific differences in patients with metabolic syndrome and major depression

Mihaela Pascu Alina , Iulian Ifteni Petru , Teodorescu Andreea , Poroch Vladimir , Nicoleta Moga Silvia , Burtea Victoria

Background: Metabolic syndrome (MetSy) comprises a cluster of risk factors (central obesity, high blood pressure, low high density lipoprotein [HDL]-cholesterol, elevated triglycerides and hyperglycaemia) associated to the risk of cardiovascular diseases development. Depression has also been reported to be associated with an increased risk for diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, the underlying mechanisms being still poorly described. MetSy may mediate this association, but o...