Women and the metabolic syndrome: an overview of its peculiarities.

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OBJECTIVE The peculiarities of the Metabolic Syndrome in women regarding frequency, pathophysiology, manifestations and therapy will be analyzed. Recommendations will be given for prevention of metabolic syndrome and possible reduction of risks factors for cardiovascular disease. METHODS A review of pertinent studies serves as the basis for the analysis… (More)

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@article{AllendeVigo2008WomenAT, title={Women and the metabolic syndrome: an overview of its peculiarities.}, author={Myriam Zaydee Allende-Vigo}, journal={Puerto Rico health sciences journal}, year={2008}, volume={27 3}, pages={190-5} }