Abstract

Introduction: The metabolic syndrome is a clinical, biochemical and anthropometric entity that precedes the possibility of intervening towards cardiometabolic risk. In an observational and cross-sectional study, the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in older adults was identified, as well as its association with health determinants, observing a greater association in women than in men due to the influence of socioeconomic conditions and lifestyles that influence health. the state of health. Objetive: To identify the association between biological and social factors, lifestyles and the presence of metabolic syndrome in a population of older adults in Mexico City. Material and methods: Descriptive, observational, cross-sectional and prolective study, applying a questionnaire to 161 elderly people, exploring socioeconomic variables, BMI, ICC, fasting glycemia, cholesterol, triglycerides and T/A were measured, applying ATP III / NCPE criteria for MS.

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LUISA PONCE LOPEZ, ALEJANDRO ZARCO VILLAVICENCIO, MARCO ANTONIO CARDOSO GÓMEZ, IRMA ARACELI ABURTO LOPEZ, BERNARDO ADRIÁN ROBLES AGUIRRE, Maria. Metabolic Syndrome in Mexican Older Adults and its Association with Social Determinants and Lifestyles. Global Journal of Medical Research, [S.l.], oct. 2021. ISSN 2249-4618. Available at: <https://medicalresearchjournal.org/index.php/GJMR/article/view/2555>. Date accessed: 06 july 2022.


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