Risk Factor Analysis for Developing Metabolic Syndrome in Korean Adults
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In Asia, the prevalence of metabolic syndrome have been dramatically increased. Therefore, the investigators intend to the collect the blood sample, laboratory, anthropometric, and body composition parameters prospectively to examine the risk factors of metabolic syndrome. Furthermore, the investigators will collect the data of carotid IMT and branchial ankle pulse wave velocity to clarify the metabolic risk factors of atherosclerosis.
The impact of various cardiovascular risk factors (inflammatory markers, hepatokines, adipokines, body composition parameters) for developing metabolic syndrome in prospective design [ Time Frame: 36months ]
Secondary Outcome Measures :
The relationship of various cardiovascular risk factors (inflammatory markers, hepatokines, adipokines, body composition parameters) with metabolic syndrome and atherosclerosis measured by baPWV and carotid IMT in cross sectional design [ Time Frame: 36months ]
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Ages Eligible for Study:
20 Years to 80 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Apparently healthy people who underwent medical routine check up in Korea University Helath Promotion Center.
Apparently healthy people who underwent medical routine check up in Korea Health Promotion Center.
age > 20 years
History of cardiovascular disease (myocardial infarction, unstable angina, stroke, or cardiovascular revascularization)