Metabolic syndrome, dysglycaemia and vascular disease: making sense of the evidence

Preiss, D. and Sattar, N. (2006) Metabolic syndrome, dysglycaemia and vascular disease: making sense of the evidence. Heart, 93(12), pp. 1493-1496. (doi:10.1136/hrt.2007.130849)

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Abstract

“‘Diagnosis’ of metabolic syndrome by any current criteria is not needed and adds little to clinical practice. Attention and resources should be focused on the major modifiable risk factors and more should be done to engender sustainable lifestyle changes in all with vascular disease.”

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Preiss, Dr David and Sattar, Professor Naveed
Authors: Preiss, D., and Sattar, N.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences
Journal Name:Heart
ISSN:1355-6037
ISSN (Online):1468-201X

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