Metabolic syndrome X: a review.

  title={Metabolic syndrome X: a review.},
  author={O Timar and François Sestier and {\'E}mile L{\'e}vy},
  journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology},
  volume={16 6},
Metabolic syndrome X is a multifaceted syndrome, which occurs frequently in the general population. It is more common in men than in women. A large segment of the adult population of industrialized countries develops the metabolic syndrome, produced by genetic, hormonal and lifestyle factors such as obesity, physical inactivity and certain nutrient excesses. This disease is characterized by the clustering of insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia, and is often associated with dyslipidemia… CONTINUE READING


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