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ea0014p247 | (1) | ECE2007

An examination of the prevalence of IDF and ATPIII defined metabolic syndrome: towards population based screening

Waterhouse Deirdre , Sharma Jayant , Sheehan Frances , O’Shea Donal

Introduction: Despite the significant associated cardiovascular morbidity, as well as the significant economic implications, little consideration has been given towards population screening for the Metabolic Syndrome (MetS). Therefore, we wished to estimate the prevalence of MetS, using both the recently published IDF, as well as the previously defined Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (ATPIII), criteria. Additionally, we hypothesised that simple, inexpen...