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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/met.2008.0037
  • Title of Journal : METABOLIC SYNDROME AND RELATED DISORDERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.357-361

Abstract

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.