Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, December 4th, 2005
An estimated one-quarter of adult Canadians (eight million people) are affected by metabolic syndrome.
Metabolic syndrome is defined by the National Cholesterol Education Program - Adult Treatment Panel III as the presence of at least three out of five key risk factors. The greater the number of risk factors, the more at risk a patient is. The five risk factors are...
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