Does the sympathetic nervous system contribute to the pathophysiology of metabolic syndrome?

@inproceedings{Moreira2015DoesTS,
  title={Does the sympathetic nervous system contribute to the pathophysiology of metabolic syndrome?},
  author={Marina C. dos Santos Moreira and Izabella S. de Jesus Pinto and Aline Andrade Mour{\~a}o and James Oluwagbamigbe Fajemiroye and Eduardo Colombari and Angela Adamski da Silva Reis and Andr{\'e} Henrique Freiria-Oliveira and Marcos Luiz Ferreira-Neto and Gustavo Rodrigues Pedrino},
  booktitle={Front. Physiol.},
  year={2015}
}
The metabolic syndrome (MS), formally known as syndrome X, is a clustering of several risk factors such as obesity, hypertension, insulin resistance, and dislypidemia which could lead to the development of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases (CVD). The frequent changes in the definition and diagnostic criteria of MS are indications of the controversy and the challenges surrounding the understanding of this syndrome among researchers. Obesity and insulin resistance are leading risk factors of… CONTINUE READING