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Horm Res. 1993;39 Suppl 3:107-11.

Syndrome X.

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  • 1CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, University of Pisa, Italy.

Abstract

Using cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis of data from the San Antonio Heart Study, syndrome X (primary insulin resistance syndrome) has been redefined in terms of hyperinsulinaemia combined with changes in glucose tolerance, lipid pattern, blood pressure and body fat distribution. Syndrome X is itself an atherogenic cardiovascular risk factor, which interacts with environmental and genetic factors to lead to the eventual development of the endpoint of cardiovascular disease.

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