Is Plasma Homocysteine Level Associated With Metabolic Syndrome Components in Adolescents?

Budak N., Yazici C., Oeztuerk A., BAYRAM F., MAZICIOĞLU M. M., Kurtoglu S.

METABOLIC SYNDROME AND RELATED DISORDERS, vol.7, no.4, pp.357-361, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: This study investigated whether serum homocysteine (Hcy) level is associated with metabolic syndrome components, including high waist circumference ( WC), hypertriglyceridemia, low high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C), elevated systolic blood pressure (SBP), and insulin resistance (IR) in adolescents living in Central Anatolia, Turkey.