What is Metabolic Syndrome? The Slow, Silent Assassin

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Metabolic syndrome is a multiplex risk factor that arises from insulin resistance accompanying abnormal adipose deposition and function. It is a risk factor for coronary heart disease, as well as diabetes, fatty liver, and several cancers.

Source: Metabolic Syndrome: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology

David G. Armstrong

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