Chapter 4. Epidemiology of Metabolic Syndrome

  1. Dr Jean-Marie Ekoé Professor of Medicine Faculty of Medicine member recipient principal investigator co-investigator Chairman2,
  2. Dr Marian Rewers principal investigator Core director Program Chair Chair3,
  3. Rhys Williams Dean of Medicine Professor of Clinical Epidemiology chair Vice President Editor-in-Chief member visiting consultant4 and
  4. Paul Zimmet Director Hon. Professor Officer5
  1. Dianna J. Magliano5,
  2. Adrian Cameron5,
  3. Jonathan E. Shaw1 and
  4. Paul Zimmet Director Hon. Professor Officer5

Published Online: 11 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch4

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

How to Cite

Magliano, D. J., Cameron, A., Shaw, J. E. and Zimmet, P. (2008) Epidemiology of Metabolic Syndrome, in The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition (eds J.-M. Ekoé, M. Rewers, R. Williams and P. Zimmet), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Endocrinologie, Métabolisme et Nutrition, Centre de Recherche du CHUM, Montreal, Canada

  2. 3

    Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA

  3. 4

    Clinical Epidemiology at the School of Medicine, University of Swansea, Swansea, UK

  4. 5

    International Diabetes Institute Caulfield, Victoria, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Baker IDI, Heart & Diabetes Institute, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia

  2. 5

    International Diabetes Institute Caulfield, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 SEP 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470017272

Online ISBN: 9780470779750

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Keywords:

  • metabolic syndrome (MetS) or deadly quartet;
  • evolution of MetS;
  • metabolic syndrome approach;
  • metabolic syndrome epidemiology;
  • abdominal obesity and MetS causative pathway determinant;
  • all-cause mortality;
  • Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA);
  • metabolic syndrome risk factors;
  • MetS genetics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What is Metabolic Syndrome?

  • Historical Overview

  • Etiology of Metabolic Syndrome

  • Approaches to Defining Metabolic Syndrome

  • Current Working Definitions of Metabolic Syndrome

  • Metabolic Syndrome and other Diseases

  • All-cause Mortality

  • Risk Factors for Metabolic Syndrome

  • Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome

  • Genetics of Metabolic Syndrome

  • Summary and Conclusion