Cardiometabolic Disorders

October 2009
Pharmaceutical Representative;Oct2009, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p18
The article discusses the links between cardiometabolic disorders such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension and lipid abnormalities. The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) reports that 25 percent of adults in the U.S. have abnormalities that are known as "syndrome X," "metabolic syndrome" or "insulin resistance syndrome," and they spend on cardiometabolic agents. The Web portal and the publications of Advanstar Communications Inc. introduced an initiative to address the issue.


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