To evaluate the cases of metabolic syndrome in general population
Author(s): Dr. Karthik Sharma
Abstract:Background: The present study was conducted to evaluate the cases of metabolic syndrome in general population. Materials & Methods: This study was conducted on 76 metabolic syndrome patients. All patients subjected to fasting blood sugars and fasting lipid profile level measurements. Blood pressure was also recorded. Results: In group I, there were 46 males and 30 females and in group II, there were 41 males and 35 females. In group I, 78% patients had hypertension while in group II, 24% had hypertension. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Group I had higher TG, total cholesterol, HDL, LDL and VLDL than group II. The difference was significant (P < 0.05). Conclusion: Authors found that patients with metabolic syndrome pose high total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, VLDL level.