The Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome According to Different Criteria and its Associated Factors in Type 2 Diabetic Patients in Kerman, Iran

Document Type: Brief Report(s)

Authors

1 Physiology Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran Neurology Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

2 Physiology Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

3 Neurology Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

4 Department of Epidemiology and Statistics, Faculty of Public Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

Abstract

Metabolic syndrome is highly prevalent in type 2 diabetics and is a strong risk factor for cardiovascular diseases in such patients. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome according to the three criteria of ATPIII, IDF and the new criteria for metabolic syndrome diagnosis in Kerman, Iran.This cross-sectional study was performed on 950 diabetic type 2 patients. Data was analyzed by independent t-test, chi-square and logistic regression using the SPSS (revision 20) software.The prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Kerman was 73.4, 64.9, and 70.4%, according to the above criteria. Fasting blood sugar, gender, triglyceride, HDL, waist circumference, and systolic blood pressure were related to the prevalence of metabolic syndrome according to the above-mentioned criteria.The prevalence of metabolic syndrome is high in type 2 diabetic patients and the above-mentioned factors exacerbate the situation