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

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p489
Academic Journal
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.


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