Treatment Benefits on Metabolic Syndrome with Diet and Physical Activity

  • Gani Dragusha Department of Cardiology, Clinic of Internal Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, University of Prishtina
  • Abdulla Elezi Department of Physical Culture and Sport, University of Prishtina
  • Shpend Dragusha Kosova Pharmacists Association, Qendra Tregtare Dardani - Kroi i Bardhē
  • Daut Gorani Department of Cardiology, Clinic of Internal Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, University of Prishtina
  • Luljeta Begolli Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Prishtina
  • Valton Saiti Department of Cardiology, Clinic of Internal Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, University of Prishtina
Keywords: metabolic syndrome, diet, physical activity, walking

Abstract

The research has included 422 patients aged between 25 to 60, of whom 341 were men and 81 women. The purpose of research was to determine impact of diet and physical activity in the treatment of metabolic syndrome during the six month period.

Processing of results through descriptive and discriminative analysis have indicated that 6 month treatment with diet and physical activity have had an impact in the: waistline decrease by 6,05 cm or 5,50% among males, and 4,92 cm or 5,10% among females; body mass index (BMI) decrease by 1.78 or 6.20% among males, and 2,3 or 8,16% among females; decrease of blood triglycerides levels by 0,35 mmol/L or 16,28% among males, and 0,27 mmol/L or 13,30% among females; increase of blood cholesterol HDL-C by 0,48 mmol/L or 34,78% among males, and 0,06 mmol/L or 4,28% among females; systolic arterial pressure decreased by 15 mmHg or 10,18%, and diastolic blood pressure by 8,74 mmHg or 9,47% among males, and systolic arterial pressure decreased by 7,39 mmHg or 5,17%, and diastolic blood pressure decreased by 5,18 mmHg or 5,75% among females; the level of blood glucose decreased by 0,45 mmol/L or 7,04% among males, and by 0,64 mmol/L or 9,92% decreased among females.

The results show that physical exercise and diet are important factors in reducing the values symptoms of metabolic syndrome.

In order to improve symptoms of metabolic syndrome, it is necessary to keep on with healthy diet and physical exercise that means the change of lifestyle.

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Treatment Benefits on Metabolic Syndrome with Diet and Physical Activity
Published
2010-05-20
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Dragusha G, Elezi A, Dragusha S, Gorani D, Begolli L, Saiti V. Treatment Benefits on Metabolic Syndrome with Diet and Physical Activity. Bosn J of Basic Med Sci [Internet]. 2010May20 [cited 2020Sep.25];10(2):169-76. Available from: https://www.bjbms.org/ojs/index.php/bjbms/article/view/2718
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