Pathogenic role of scavenger receptor CD36 in the metabolic syndrome and diabetes.

Abstract

Obesity is increasing at epidemic proportions in the United States and is a major contributor to the development of both metabolic syndrome (glucose intolerance, dyslipidemia, hypertension) and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. A wide body of evidence has linked systemic low-grade inflammation as underlying obesity and insulin-resistant states via… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/met.2011.0003

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