The metabolic syndrome in hypertension: European society of hypertension position statement.


The metabolic syndrome considerably increases the risk of cardiovascular and renal events in hypertension. It has been associated with a wide range of classical and new cardiovascular risk factors as well as with early signs of subclinical cardiovascular and renal damage. Obesity and insulin resistance, beside a constellation of independent factors, which… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/HJH.0b013e328302ca38


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