Pathophysiology of the metabolic syndrome: implications for the cardiometabolic risks associated with type 2 diabetes.
Summary of "Pathophysiology of the metabolic syndrome: implications for the cardiometabolic risks associated with type 2 diabetes."
: The worldwide obesity epidemic has brought to the author's attention the cardiometabolic risk factors and cardiovascular disease associated with the metabolic syndrome. The emphasis on diagnosing and treating the individual risk factors should help in the prevention of the cardiovascular disease associated with obesity, the metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes.
From the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Diseases, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: The American journal of the medical sciences
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22205060
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MAJ.0b013e31823ea214
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