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Eglee Silva ; Tulio Sulbarán ; Virginia Fernández ; Gilberto Campos ; Gustavo Calmon ; Emilio Clavell ; Xiomara Raleigh ; Hermes Florez ;Investigación Clínica 2007, 48 1

Author: Elena Ryder

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Investigación Clínica ISSN: 0535-5133 riclinicas@gmail.com Universidad del Zulia Venezuela Ryder, Elena; Silva, Eglee; Sulbarán, Tulio; Fernández, Virginia; Campos, Gilberto; Calmon, Gustavo; Clavell, Emilio; Raleigh, Xiomara; Florez, Hermes Black hispanics have a worse cardiovascular risk profile than mixed hispanics in Venezuela Investigación Clínica, vol.
48, núm.
1, 2007, pp.
4-55 Universidad del Zulia Maracaibo, Venezuela Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=372937666004 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Invest Clin 48(1): 45 - 55, 2007 Black hispanics have a worse cardiovascular risk profile than mixed hispanics in Venezuela. Elena Ryder1, Eglee Silva2, Tulio Sulbarán2, Virginia Fernández1, Gilberto Campos1, Gustavo Calmon2, Emilio Clavell2, Xiomara Raleigh1 and Hermes Florez3. Instituto de Investigaciones Clínicas “Dr.
Américo Negrette”, 2Instituto de Enfermedades Cardiovasculares, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela and 3Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami FL, USA.
E-mail: eryder@cantv.net. 1 Key words: Metabolic abnormalities, blacks, Hispanics, cardiovascular risk. Abstract.
In order to characterize components of the metabolic syndrome (MS) in Venezuelan black Hispanics and compare these metabolic abnormalities with those found in the predominant mixed Hispanic population, 2336 mixed Hispanics (69% women) and 281 black Hispanics (60 % women), aged 20-78 years, without prior history of diabetes and-or cardiovascular disease were evaluated in a population-based study in Zulia State, Venezuela. Blood pressure (BP), waist circumference, as well as fasting insulin, fasting blood glucose (FBG), tr...





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