Smoking Status and Metabolic Syndrome in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. A cross-sectional study

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Ivan Berlin ; Susan Lin ; Joao A. C. Lima ; Alain Gerald Bertoni (2012)
  • Publisher: European Publishing
  • Journal: Tobacco Induced Diseases, volume 10, issue 1, pages 9-9 (issn: 1617-9625, eissn: 1617-9625)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3489525, doi: 10.1186/1617-9625-10-9
  • Subject: Medicine (miscellaneous) | [SDV.SPEE] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Santé publique et épidémiologie | Diseases of the respiratory system | body mass index | [ SDV.SPEE ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Santé publique et épidémiologie | Research | Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology. Including cancer and carcinogens | metabolic syndrome | smoking | ethnic groups | Health(social science) | RC254-282 | RC705-779 | Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

Background Current smoking is associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance but its association with the metabolic syndrome (metS), particularly with sufficiently sampled African American representation, has not been clearly establishe... View more
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