Pathophysiologic mechanisms linking adipose tissue and cardiometabolic risk.

  title={Pathophysiologic mechanisms linking adipose tissue and cardiometabolic risk.},
  author={Myriam Zaydee Allende-Vigo},
  journal={Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists},
  volume={16 4},
OBJECTIVE To describe the contribution of adipocytes and adipose tissue to increased cardiometabolic risk as well as the mechanisms by which adipose tissue and obesity contribute to dysglycemia, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and a prothrombotic, inflammatory state favoring atherogenesis. METHODS A review was undertaken of the relevant available reports, compiled by means of a search (PubMed) of the English-language literature published between 1994 and 2010. RESULTS Coronary risk factors… CONTINUE READING


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