The ruthless malady: metabolic syndrome

Hoefner, Daniel M.
October 2003
MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Oct2003, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p12
Academic Journal
Discusses metabolic syndrome, a term describing a milieu of related abnormalities that increases an individual's risk for developing diseases under cardiovascular diseases. Primary risk factors for metabolic syndrome; Multifactorial relationship of metabolic syndrome; Importance of insulin resistance in the pathogenesis of metabolic syndrome; Relationship of obesity to the various risk factors; Epidemiology of metabolic syndrome.


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