INCREASING RISK OF METABOLIC SYNDROME AMONG WORKING YOUTHS: A CHALLENGE TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Dr. Munira Husain, Dr. Rasheeda Kanchwala, Shweta Tiwari

Abstract


A world of healthy people living in healthy systems has proven to be an elusive goal of the sustainable development agenda. Numerous science- based assessments agree on the fundamental interdependence between people’s health, the economy, and the environment. Present study deals about the physical and biochemical health status of young volunteers working in the Corporate sectors For this purpose 160 youths (age group 20 – 35 yrs) were studied who were working in Corporate setups of Indore City. The collection of data like age, weight, BMI, and biochemical measurements - serum cholesterol, triglyceride, systolic and diastolic blood pressure and fasting blood sugar levels were taken through standard procedures respectively. Statistical analysis of the data was done to find out the relationship among the studied variables. Obtained results showed increased mean levels of most of the markers of metabolic syndrome with increase in length of service. Most of the measurements like, BMI, serum cholesterol and HDL, Ser triglycerides and fasting blood sugar level found significantly associated with the length of the service. All these findings emphasize the importance of multi-sectoral approaches to providing sustainable solutions to complex health problems in public health, medicine, engineering, education, and community engagement. It is precisely this requirement for multispectral.

Key words: metabolic syndrome, sustainable development


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