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Prevalence of metabolic syndrome high in US adults

Endocrine Today, June 2015

Read the Perspective from Peter W. F. Wilson, MD

More than one-third of U.S. adults and half of those aged 60 years or older were estimated to have metabolic syndrome in 2011-2012, according to findings in a new report.

Using 2003-2012 data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, researchers evaluated trends in the prevalence of metabolic syndrome among U.S. adults aged 20 years or older. Metabolic syndrome was defined using the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III.

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