Introduction: organ involvement in the cardiometabolic syndrome.

  title={Introduction: organ involvement in the cardiometabolic syndrome.},
  author={Melvin R. Hayden and Craig S. Stump and James R. Sowers},
  journal={Journal of the cardiometabolic syndrome},
  volume={1 1},
The cardiometabolic syndrome is a construct associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease (coronary artery disease, peripheral arterial disease, and stroke), chronic kidney disease, and the metabolic hepatopathy referred to as nonalcoholic fatty liver disease or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Thus, the term cardiometabolic syndrome includes all of these metabolic, islet, cardiovascular, renal, and hepatic disorders and clustering clinical syndromes. This… CONTINUE READING