Fat overload aggravates oxidative stress in patients with the metabolic syndrome.

BACKGROUND Patients with the metabolic syndrome have greater levels of oxidative stress. However, as the response of markers of this stress to a fat overload is unknown, we evaluated certain markers of oxidative stress in these patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study population comprised 93 subjects (70 men and 23 women): 13 healthy people (controls… CONTINUE READING