Metabolic syndrome: nature, therapeutic solutions and options.

  title={Metabolic syndrome: nature, therapeutic solutions and options.},
  author={Altan Onat},
  journal={Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy},
  volume={12 12},
INTRODUCTION Metabolic syndrome (MetS) defines the clustering in an individual of multiple metabolic abnormalities, based on central obesity and insulin resistance. In addition to its five components, prothrombotic and proinflammatory states are essential features. The significance of MetS lies in its close association with the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD). This field being an evolving one necessitated the current review. AREAS COVERED The areas covered in this… CONTINUE READING
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