Response to the letter by Kawada et al. regarding the manuscript entitled "The metabolic syndrome and CVD outcomes for a central Australian cohort"

Luke, Joanne N., Brown, Alex, Daniel, Mark, O'Dea, Mark, Best, Mark, Jenkins, Alicia J., Wang, Zhiqiang, McDermott, Robyn A., Wang, Zaimin and Rowley, Kevin G. (2013) Response to the letter by Kawada et al. regarding the manuscript entitled "The metabolic syndrome and CVD outcomes for a central Australian cohort". Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 102 2: E1-E2. doi:10.1016/j.diabres.2013.08.013

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Author Luke, Joanne N.
Brown, Alex
Daniel, Mark
O'Dea, Mark
Best, Mark
Jenkins, Alicia J.
Wang, Zhiqiang
McDermott, Robyn A.
Wang, Zaimin
Rowley, Kevin G.
Title Response to the letter by Kawada et al. regarding the manuscript entitled "The metabolic syndrome and CVD outcomes for a central Australian cohort"
Journal name Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0168-8227
1872-8227
Publication date 2013-10-01
Sub-type Letter to editor, brief commentary or brief communication
DOI 10.1016/j.diabres.2013.08.013
Open Access Status
Volume 102
Issue 2
Start page E1
End page E2
Total pages 2
Place of publication E. Park, Shannon, Co. Clare, Ireland
Publisher Elsevier Ireland
Language eng
Formatted abstract
We thank Dr. Tomoyuki Kawada for their letter and for the important issues raised. We reiterate that the purpose of the study was to assess the clinical utility of the standard definitions of the metabolic syndrome for their application to central Australian populations. Our primary analyses therefore examined the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) associated with each definition, adjusting for age and gender as the potential major confounders of these relationships. The WHO, IDF and NCEP definitions all have previously demonstrated utility in predicting excess risk of CVD...
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Institutional Status Non-UQ
Additional Notes Available online 1 October 2013

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