TITLE

Síndrome metabólico en la menopausia, conceptos clave

AUTHOR(S)
Rojas J., Sara; Lopera V., Johan Sebastián; Cardona V., Jonathan; Vargas G., Natalia; Hormaza A., María Patricia
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Revista Chilena de Obstetricia y Ginecología;2014, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p121
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The transition experienced by women menopause is associated with the development of features of the metabolic syndrome (MS), among which include: increased core abdominal fat, abnormal lipid profile and insulin resistance. Therefore, the prevalence of MS is increased with menopause up to 60%. The real importance of factors that influence cardiovascular risk in postmenopausal women is far from determined with accuracy and certainty; these patients should be treated early and comprehensive in order to reduce their mortality.
ACCESSION #
97261700

 

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