Ed 05-3 Association between Persistent Organic Pollutants and Metabolic Syndrome.


Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of major cardiovascular risk factors like glucose intolerance, dyslipidemia, and high blood pressure. The most important risk factor for MetS is abdominal obesity. Also, insulin resistance is considered as an underlying pathophysiology of MetS. Under the current paradigm, excess calorie intake and physical inactivity… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/01.hjh.0000500406.96430.f5