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Evaluation of the Metabolic Profile During a Two Week Period in a Balneary Resort


Gavril Lucian Gheorghievici, Adriana Sarah Nica, Gabriela Radulian

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is defined as a cluster of elements represented by increased levels of fasting plasma glucose, raised tryglicerides, high blood pressure and modified values of HDL cholesterol associated with the presence of abnormal abdominal waist[1,2]. Due to this elements it represents a predicting factor regarding the development of type II diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Although insulin resistance[3] and central obesity[4] represent the main causative factors, there are still many unknown variables of its components that require further research. [...]

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