Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 11th, 2005
"The metabolic syndrome (MetS), predicting coronary heart disease (CHD), is a compound of risk factors including diabetes, obesity and hypertension. The relationship between the development of MetS, diabetes and CHD in patients with established hypertension is unclear.
"We hypothesized that patients with hypertension developing MetS are at increased risk of type 2 diabetes and CHD compared with patients who do not develop MetS. We prospectively studied 284...
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