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Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Its Risk Factors among Urban Sikh Population of Amritsar

Shweta Shenoy, Jaspal Singh Sandhu, Amrinder Singh

Citation Information : Shenoy S, Sandhu JS, Singh A. Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Its Risk Factors among Urban Sikh Population of Amritsar. J Postgrad Med Edu Res 2015; 49 (1):18-25.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10028-1137

Published Online: 01-12-2016

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Singh A, Shenoy S, Sandhu JS. Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and its Risk Factors among Urban Sikh Population of Amritsar. J Postgrad Med Edu Res 2015;49(1):18-25.

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