TITLE

Alcohol use behaviors and risk of metabolic syndrome in South Korean middle-aged men

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p489
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a research conducted to study the risk of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and alcohol consumption among middle-aged South Korean men. In the study, data was used from the South Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination (KNHANES) IV, 2008. The study concluded that excessive alcohol use behaviors increased the risk of MetS, hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes, and abdominal obesity among middle-aged men.
ACCESSION #
65248718

 

Related Articles

  • teaching men how to eat.  // IDEA Fitness Journal;Jun2009, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p73 

    The article discusses a study which evaluated a group of middle-aged men who change their dietary patterns and alter their risk for metabolic syndrome. Researchers studied adjustments to dietary patterns and measured changes in body size, blood pressure and levels of lipids, glucose and insulin....

  • Pressure to perform.  // Psychology Today;Mar/Apr96, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p16 

    Focuses on the results of a study which found that middle-aged men with high blood pressure are likely to suffer from impaired memory, judgment and concentration once they reach their late 70s. Correlation with brain fitness; Risk of poor brain function.

  • Which One Is More Important, Obesity or Cardio Metabolic Risk Factors? Hosseinpanah, Farhad // International Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism;2013, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p1 

    The article discusses obesity and cardio metabolic risk factors. It reveals that obesity is linked to dyslipidemia, hypertension and type 2 diabetes. It outlines findings regarding the independent role of obesity in the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all-cause mortality. A...

  • Life expectancy cut by decade in men who have risk factors.  // Nursing Standard;10/28/2009, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p16 

    The article focuses on research findings into cardiovascular risk factors and male life expectancy. The presence of the risk factors of smoking, high blood pressure and high cholesterol resulted in a reduction in life expectancy of 10 years compared to men without baseline risk factors. The...

  • Clinical value of the metabolic syndrome for long term prediction of total and cardiovascular mortality: prospective, population based cohort study. Sundström, Johan; Risérus, Ulf; Byberg, Liisa; Zethelius, Björn; Lithell, Hans; Lind, Lars // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/15/2006, Vol. 332 Issue 7546, p878 

    Objectives To find out if the presence of the metabolic syndrome increases the risk of subsequent total and cardiovascular mortality, taking into account established risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Design Prospective cohort study. Setting General population. Participants A community...

  • Influence of Age on the Relationship between Alcohol Consumption and Metabolic Syndrome. Wakabayashi, Ichiro // Gerontology;2011, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p24 

    Background: Relationships between alcohol consumption and risks for metabolic syndrome in general populations are very controversial. It is unknown whether age influences the relationship between alcohol intake and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome. Objective: The purpose of this study was to...

  • Middle aged men and doctor evasion. Habeis, Christiane // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/17/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6884, p1075 

    Focuses on the use of television to educate middle aged men to seek for health advice in the United States. Common health problems among men; Percentage of men affected with prostate cancer; Health effects of delaying diagnosis for diseases.

  • Energy requirements of middle-aged men are modifiable by physical activity. Bunyard, Linda B.; Katzel, Leslie I. // American Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Nov98, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p1136 

    Presents a study which examined the contribution of aerobic exercise towards the daily energy requirement of middle-aged men. What are the accurate measurement of total daily energy expenditure (TDEE); How the energy requirements for weight maintenance was decreased; Results of this study.

  • Epidemiological and economic burden of metabolic syndrome and its consequences in patients with hypertension in Germany, Spain and Italy; a prevalence-based model. Scholze, Jürgen; Alegria, Eduardo; Ferri, Claudio; Langham, Sue; Stevens, Warren; Jeffries, David; Uhl-Hochgraeber, Kerstin // BMC Public Health;2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p529 

    Background: The presence of metabolic syndrome in patients with hypertension significantly increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and mortality. Our aim is to estimate the epidemiological and economic burden to the health service of metabolic syndrome in patients with...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics