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Metabolic Syndrome Prevalence - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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Last Updated: 13 November 2021

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Increased Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in Veterans with PTSD Untreated with Antipsychotic Medications.

Trauma is not exclusively a psychiatric condition; it also consists of considerable clinical morbidity. In this research study we examined whether Veterans with PTSD not treated with antipsychotic medicines show enhanced MetS contrasted to an age-comparable team of people from the U. S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. We suggest that additional interest be dedicated to the scientific management of metabolic danger factors for morbidity in patients with PTSD.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1080/00207411.2021.1965398


A Co-Twin control study of fine particulate matter and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome risk factors.

The relationship in between ambient fine particle matter and metabolic syndrome is understudied. In a study of 566 middle-aged doubles, we took a look at the association of PM2. 5 with MetS threat aspects, gauged by a MetS score as a summation of specific danger factors. When dealing with doubles as people, the odds ratio of having 1-point higher MetS score was 1. 78 for each 10 μg/ m3-increase in exposure to PM2. 5, after readjusting for prospective confounders. We found no considerable distinction in MetS scores within sets who were discordant for PM2. 5 exposure.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2021.111604

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