International Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Research

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130-134


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M Rasheed Khan, Sivakumar K , Vinod Babu S*, Kuzhandai Velu V, Durga Sowmithri K


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TyG index as a cardiovascular risk factor, with reference to anthropometry in first year medical students - A cross sectional study


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Author Details : M Rasheed Khan, Sivakumar K , Vinod Babu S*, Kuzhandai Velu V, Durga Sowmithri K

Volume : 8, Issue : 2, Year : 2021

Article Page : 130-134

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijcbr.2021.028



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Abstract

Background: Triglyceride-Glucose (TyG) index is an independent predictor of cardiovascular risk in several pathological conditions such as T2DM, Metabolic syndrome (MetS), CVD, and CAD. Early studies which were done on TyG index focus on insulin resistance. High TGL level induces production of small density LDL particle. All these proposed theories, explains why TyG index used as an independent factor of cardiovascular risk.
Materials and Methods: 150 First year medical students were included and their anthropometric measures done using standard scale. Fasting blood glucose estimated by GOD POD method. Total cholesterol, triglyceride, High density lipoprotein and direct low density lipoprotein were estimated by IFCC approved methods. Statistical analysis was performed using IBM SPSS version 20.
Results: Results 26% were obese and 5.33% were overweight. Lipid profile found to be significant different among the group. Atherosclerotic indices were found to have mild to moderate correlation with anthropometric measures (p < 0> Conclusion: Present study showed a high prevalence of overweight to obesity ratio in first year medical students. With TyG index we observed an independent association of cardio-metabolic risk with BMI in young adult.
 

Keywords: TyG index, Anthropometric measures, Atherosclerotic indices, Cardio-metabolic risk.


How to cite : Khan M R, Sivakumar K, Vinod Babu S, Kuzhandai Velu V, Durga Sowmithri K, TyG index as a cardiovascular risk factor, with reference to anthropometry in first year medical students - A cross sectional study. Int J Clin Biochem Res 2021;8(2):130-134

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