Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 17th, 2006
According to a recent review from the United States, "The metabolic syndrome is a constellation of risk factors of metabolic origin that are accompanied by increased risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. These risk factors are atherogenic dyslipidemia, elevated blood pressure, elevated plasma glucose, a prothrombotic state, and a proinflammatory state."
S.M. Grundy at the University of Texas in Dallas summarized, "The two major...
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