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Metabolic Syndrome - Cardiovascular and Metabolic, Complex, Difficult to Quantify Risk Factor

2016-01Radu-Valentin Coltuc, Victor Stoica

MS is a clinical and pathological entity, characterized by a cluster of related clinical, anthropometric and biochemical features such as abdominal obesity, hyperglycemia, dyslipidemia and hypertension. (1) The importance of MS results from the fact that its component factors increase cardiovascular risk (2), are a strong predictor of occurrence of type 2 diabetes (3), generate fatty liver (4) and also increase all-cause mortality. (5) [...]

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