Metabolic syndrome and future cardiovascular events in Prospective Study of Pravastatin in the Elderly at Risk (PROSPER) and British Regional Heart Study (BRHS
) Risk factors Age-adjusted hazard ratios and 95% confidence intervals for cardiovascular events in non diabetic subjects PROSPER BRHS
(n=2737) (n=4812) Incident cardiovascular 434 440 events Metabolic syndrome 1.07 (0.86-1.32) 1.27 (1.04-1.56) BMI >30 kg/[m.sup.2] 0.99 (0.78-1.25) 1.08 (0.88-1.33) Triglycerides >1.69 mmol/l 1.10 (0.90-1.35) 1.17 (0.97-1/40) HDL cholesterol <1.04 1.15(0.95-1.39) 1.46(1.17-1.81) mmol/l (men), <1.29 mmol/l (women) Fasting glucose >6.1 0.94 (0.63-1.39) 1.05 (0.82-1.35) mmol/l BP>130/85 mm Hg or 1.23 (0.79-1.92) 1.68 (1.26-2.24) treatment Source: Ref.
study had similar results--even with patients who had pre-existing cardiovascular disease.
(6) performed a prospective study of 7685 middle-aged men enrolled in the British Regional Heart Study (BRHS
) and found that both low and high bilirubin concentrations were associated with an increased risk of CAD.
* Put the names of the aides on the office computer screen saver )"BRHS
Athletic Department Office Aides: Brenda, Erin, Kara, Rhiannon, and Shawna" scrolls across the athletic office computer screen).
Demand management is a survival skill that many agencies that deliver BRHS
need to understand.