[The metabolic syndrome does not exist].


The combination of a masculine type of fat distribution, hypertension, atherosclerosis, and type 2 diabetes mellitus occurs more often in individuals than on the basis of chance alone. Two reasons to call a clustering of clinical signs and symptoms a syndrome are that this leads to improved diagnosis and prognosis in individuals and that the syndrome… (More)


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@article{Seidell2007TheMS, title={[The metabolic syndrome does not exist].}, author={Jacob C. Seidell}, journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde}, year={2007}, volume={151 14}, pages={812} }