Why should you choose NCEP ATP III over IDF for lean metabolic syndrome in rural India?

M3 India Newsdesk Aug 09, 2018

A recent population-based study conducted in West Bengal showed a significant number of people living with non-obese/lean metabolic syndrome (MetS) in  rural areas.


Obesity is a major risk factor for many of the metabolic disorders. In India, one-third of the urban population have metabolic syndrome (MetS). However, MetS was not known to be prevalent in the rural regions of India, particularly among the underprivileged population until now.

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