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The final sample for the analyses comprised of subjects Fig. Metabolic syndrome MetS is a cluster of inter-related risk factors that increase the risk of coronary artery disease CAD and includes central obesity, hypertension, hyperglycemia, and dyslipidemia. Second, misclassification of diabetes mellitus status might have occurred when a single occasion postprandial plasma glucose level was used in the absence of fasting plasma glucose data.
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This has resulted in drastic lifestyle changes among the inhabitants of the UAE, and, consequently, increases in the risk factors associated with non-communicable diseases, including CVD [ 45 ]. Int J Epidemiol.
After obtaining written informed consent from each subject, detailed history and clinical examination were conducted and the details were entered in a predesigned proforma.