Metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance and the inflammation markers C-reactive protein and ferritin

@article{Gonzalez2006MetabolicSI,
  title={Metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance and the inflammation markers C-reactive protein and ferritin},
  author={Anal{\'i}a S Gonzalez and D Bellido Guerrero and Manuel Soto and Sonia P{\'e}rtega D{\'i}az and Miguel {\'A}ngel Mart{\'i}nez-Olmos and Ovidio Vidal},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={60},
  pages={802-809}
}
Background:Patients with metabolic syndrome (MS) have above-average risk of developing atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. Inflammation plays a key role in the development of atherosclerosis. High levels of the acute phase reactants C-reactive protein (CRP) and ferritin have been reported to correlate with various components of MS.Patients and methods:The serum CRP, ferritin, glucose, insulin, triglycerides, HDL-cholesterol and total cholesterol concentrations of 598 obese or overweight… CONTINUE READING

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