Metabolic syndrome in the Mediterranean region: Current status

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Anagnostis, Panagiotis;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism,volume 16,issue 1,pages72-80 (issn: 2230-8210, eissn: 2230-9500)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.91195, pmc: PMC3263201
  • Subject: metabolic syndrome | Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | Mediterranean region | Review Article | RC648-665 | RC799-869 | impaired glucose tolerance | Mediterranean diet | Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology | Dyslipidemia

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of metabolic abnormalities including abdominal obesity, impaired fasting glucose, hypertension and dyslipidemia. It seems to affect about one-fourth to one-fifth of the Mediterranean population, and its prevalence increases with ag... View more
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