Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 6th, 2005
Study 1: The risk of metabolic syndrome in Mexican Americans is influenced by distinct genes, researchers report.
According to a recent study published in the journal Human Biology, "Metabolic syndrome refers to the clustering of disease conditions such as insulin resistance, hyperinsulinemia, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and obesity.
"To explore the genetic predispositions of this complex syndrome we conducted a principal components analysis using data on 14 phenotypes related to the risk of developing metabolic...
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