Table 2—

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in patients with and without complications

Type 1 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes
nMetabolic syndrome
nMetabolic syndrome
Absent (%)Present (%)Absent (%)Present (%)
AHA/NHLBI metabolic syndrome
    Complication
        None32276.423.64,21134.765.3
        Retinopathy21858.341.71,73224.775.3
        Neuropathy12351.248.81,11524.575.5
        Nephropathy17248.351.71,77721.778.3
        Cardiovascular5945.854.21,30223.376.7
IDF metabolic syndrome
    Complication
        None32270.829.24,21126.973.1
        Retinopathy21849.550.51,73217.282.8
        Neuropathy12344.755.31,11518.281.8
        Nephropathy17240.159.91,77714.985.1
        Cardiovascular5935.664.41,30214.685.4
  • Total diagnosed according AHA/NHLBI and IDF criteria: type 1 diabetic patients n = 638, type 2 diabetic patients n = 7,859.