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Metabolic Syndrome

Reference work entry

Synonyms

Dysmetabolic syndrome X; Syndrome X; Diabetogenic Obesity; The Deadly Quartet

Definition

A condition describing the coexistence of a combination of cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors including hyperglycemia, hypertension, dyslipidemia and obesity.

Keywords

Public Health Metabolic Syndrome Social Policy Metabolic Risk Factor Dysmetabolic Syndrome 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2010

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