Metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease.

  title={Metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease.},
  author={Qing Qiao and Weiguo Gao and Lei Zhang and Regzedmaa Nyamdorj and Jaakko Tuomilehto},
  journal={Annals of clinical biochemistry},
  volume={44 Pt 3},
The clustering of metabolic and pathophysiological cardiovascular risk factors has long been recognized but it was Reaven who popularized the syndrome in the Banting lecture of 1988. Since 1999, several major international or national organizations proposed their own definitions for the syndrome, named the metabolic syndrome. The prevalence of the metabolic… CONTINUE READING