Metabolic syndrome: definitions and controversies

@inproceedings{Kassi2011MetabolicSD,
  title={Metabolic syndrome: definitions and controversies},
  author={Eva N Kassi and Panagiota Pervanidou and Gregory A. Kaltsas and George P. Chrousos},
  booktitle={BMC medicine},
  year={2011}
}
Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a complex disorder defined by a cluster of interconnected factors that increase the risk of cardiovascular atherosclerotic diseases and diabetes mellitus type 2. Currently, several different definitions of MetS exist, causing substantial confusion as to whether they identify the same individuals or represent a surrogate of risk factors. Recently, a number of other factors besides those traditionally used to define MetS that are also linked to the syndrome have been… CONTINUE READING
Highly Influential
This paper has highly influenced 16 other papers. REVIEW HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL CITATIONS
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 16 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS
248 Citations
145 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 248 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 145 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…