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Diagnostic Precision of Anthropometric Variables for the Detection of Hypertension in Children and Adolescents
Introduction: High blood pressure (HBP) is a health problem the prevalence of which has increased in young populations. Overweight and obesity in early ages have been directly related to its development. Due to the impact ...
New Simplified Diagnostic Decision Trees for the Detention of Metabolic Syndrome in the Elderly
Background: A new simplified method for the detention of metabolic syndrome (MetS) is proposed using two variables (anthropometric and minimally invasive). Methods: A study of MetS prevalence was made on a sample of 361 ...