|Letter to the Editor||
|JCDR. 2015; 6(3): 170-171
Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Associated Risk Factors among Adult Population of Central IndiaAjeet Singh Bhadoria, Pradeep Kumar Kasar, Neelam Anupama Toppo, Guresh Kumar.
Non-communicable diseases are a serious threat to health in both developed and developing countries and deserve
to be treated as a global health priority. Metabolic and behavioural risk factors are the most common causes of
non-communicable diseases. Metabolic syndrome (MS) is characterized by a cluster of risk factors, which predisposes
subjects to an increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.
Key words: Diabetes Federation,diagnosis,Metabolic syndrome