Management of the metabolic syndrome.

  title={Management of the metabolic syndrome.},
  author={Richard W. Grant and James B. Meigs},
  journal={Panminerva medica},
  volume={47 4},
The metabolic syndrome (MetS) represents the co-occurrence of insulin resistance, hypertension, central adiposity, atherogenic dyslipidemia, and a pro-inflammatory and pro-thrombotic state. Patients with this syndrome are at increased risk for the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease. Epidemiologic studies reveal a prevalence of the MetS that increases with age and obesity. Patients with the MetS should be recognized as being at high risk for cardiovascular… CONTINUE READING

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