Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 30th, 2008
"This review will evaluate the usefulness of metabolic syndrome criteria to enhance risk prediction for either cardiovascular disease or diabetes. This is a narrative review that is based on the author's experience from relevant publications from his group and from other related research. Although the presence of metabolic syndrome, however defined, is clearly associated with higher risk for vascular disease, the criteria do not enhance coronary...
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