Medical Case Studies

  • Abbreviation: Med. Case Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6532
  • DOI: 10.5897/MCS
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 42

Table of Content: June 2011; 2(4)

June 2011

Metabolic syndrome in Japanese patients with mental retardation

  To conduct a study on metabolic syndrome (MetS) observed in patients with mental retardation (MR) to clarify the factors associated with its prevalence and incidence. During the period from October 2006 to March 2007, for 302 cases of patients with MR who were admitted to or visited 2 support facilities for people with intellectual disabilities in Japan, we reviewed the patients’ admission records and...

Author(s): Shunya Hoshino, Kenji Yamamoto, Shingo Miyaji, Yoshiro Sakai, Hiroaki Yamamoto, Masami Inui Yukawa and Hitoshi Miyaoka