The Metabolic Syndrome
and Total and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in Middle-aged Men
Dec 4, 2002 - vol 288, No 21
and all-cause mortality are increased in men with the metabolic syndrome, even
in the absence of baseline CUD and diabetes. Early identification, treatment,
and prevention of the metabolic syndrome present a major challenge for health
care professionals facing an epidemic of overweight and sedentary lifestyle.