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The metabolic syndrome: what to treat, how to treat, what are the goals?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15538052     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of risk factors for cardiovascular disease that include obesity, atherogenic dyslipidemia, raised blood pressure, and insulin resistance. The growing trend of obesity is associated with increased prevalence of metabolic syndrome. Optimizing diet and exercise are still the leading therapy for controlling the metabolic syndrome. Based on the current evidence, further emphasis should be placed on aggressive management of other metabolic risk factors such as high blood pressure and dyslipidemia.
Parin Parikh; Rahul Garg; Andrew Atiemo; Chandrasekhar R Vasamreddy; Vicki Chan; Roger S Blumenthal
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American heart hospital journal     Volume:  2     ISSN:  1541-9215     ISO Abbreviation:  Am Heart Hosp J     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-11-11     Completed Date:  2004-12-23     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101156064     Medline TA:  Am Heart Hosp J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  191-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Preventive Cardiology Center, Division of Cardiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors / therapeutic use
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors / therapeutic use
Hypoglycemic Agents / therapeutic use
Metabolic Syndrome X / prevention & control*
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors / therapeutic use
Smoking Cessation
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors; 0/Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors; 0/Hypoglycemic Agents; 0/Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors

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