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Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2008 Sep;37(3):559-79, vii. doi: 10.1016/j.ecl.2008.05.002.

The metabolic syndrome--from insulin resistance to obesity and diabetes.

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Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Bone Diseases, One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1055, New York, NY 10029-6574, USA.

Abstract

In today's society with the escalating levels of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, the metabolic syndrome is receiving considerable attention and is the subject of much controversy. Greater insight into the mechanism(s) behind the syndrome may improve our understanding of how to prevent and best manage this complex condition.

PMID:
18775352
DOI:
10.1016/j.ecl.2008.05.002
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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