Is having a family history of type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease a predictive factor for metabolic syndrome?

Primary Care Diabetes, pp. 49-56, 2009.

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To determine whether a first degree family history (FH) of diabetes and/or a first degree FH of cardiovascular disease (CVD), can predict prevalent cases of metabolic syndrome (MetS). Also, to establish if the association is different for South Asians compared to White Europeans, and for obese compared to non-obese individuals.Cross-secti...More

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