Lokendra Dave, Swapnil Garde, Ozair Ahmad Ansari, Nishant Shrivastava, Sharma V K
2014 Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences  
A Study of association between metabolic syndrome and COPD". ABSTRACT: Objective: To evaluate the association between metabolic syndrome and Chronic obstructive Pulmonary Disease. METHODOLOGY: This was a prospective -observational cross sectional, analytical study, conducted in Department of Chest-TB and Medicine, Gandhi Medical College, Hamidia Hospital, Bhopal from November 2012 to December 2013. Patient having chronic obstructive pulmonary disease were subjected to this study. Age and sex
more » ... udy. Age and sex matched controls were selected randomly. Purpose of study was explained and informed consent was obtained. RESULTS: Distribution of metabolic syndrome among COPD patients, according to sex (male: female) was 6:1 whereas 2.2:1 in controls (male preponderance).42% of COPD patients and 22% of control participants presented 3 or more determinants of the metabolic syndrome. Mean FBS was significantly different from controls with mean FBS value of 119.6±39.39 and 90.16±25.26 respectively. Mean abdominal girth, systolic BP, diastolic BP, HDL levels, triglyceride and BMI were not significantly different between cases and controls. CONCLUSION: This study showed that there is strong association of COPD with metabolic syndrome.
doi:10.14260/jemds/2014/2720 fatcat:6ylsul5ie5fadbjwku6yzmnrfm