[Metabolic syndrome in children and in adults: is it an autonomous nosological entity?].

Giuseppina Novo, Cinzia Nugara, Salvatore Novo, Egle Corrado, Pasquale Assennato, Fabio Balasus, Giuseppe Coppola, Tiziana Fragapane

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Abstract

The term metabolic syndrome defines a cluster of risk factors for cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. This syndrome is very frequent in general population. However, despite the efforts to define the diagnostic criteria, nowadays its clinical utility is object of a lively debate.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)158-163
Number of pages6
JournalRECENTI PROGRESSI IN MEDICINA
Volume103
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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  • Medicine(all)

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