The metabolic syndrome: a modern plague spread by modern technology.

Abstract

Malnutrition and infectious disease represent the most common health threats facing the developing world. However, increasing technological developments and the expansion of western culture have contributed to the increasing prevalence of the metabolic syndrome. The epidemiologic significance and potential costs to governmental health care systems of an… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-7176.2009.00191.x

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