Metabolic syndrome following hypertensive disorders in pregnancy in a low-resource setting: A cohort study
Given that metabolic syndrome is considered an intermediate and modifiable risk factor for future cardiovascular and metabolic diseases and its proven association with prior hypertensive disorder in pregnancy (HDP), a prospective cohort among women in Nigeria with prior HDP who delivered at tertiary facility settings determined the prevalence and risk factors of metabolic syndrome.
Ishaku, Salisu Mohammed, Karima Tunau, Oboirien A. Khadijat, Innocent Agbo, Lawal Oyeneyin, Jamilu Tukur, Joyce L. Browne, Gbenga A. Kayode, Azubuike K. Onyebuchi, Lamaran M. Dattijo, Baffah M. Aminu, Olorunfemi O. Owa, Patience O. Odusolu, Charlotte E. Warren, Hanifah D. Abubakar, Abdulkarim Musa, Arie Franx, and Diederick E. Grobbee. 2021. "Metabolic syndrome following hypertensive disorders in pregnancy in a low-resource setting: A cohort study," Pregnancy Hypertension, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.preghy.2021.05.018.