4. Is It Necessary to Redefine the Metabolic Syndrome?

  1. Undurti N. Das MD, PhD, FAMS President CEO Editor-in-Chief1,2

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780813820637.ch4

Metabolic Syndrome Pathophysiology: The Role of Essential Fatty Acids

Metabolic Syndrome Pathophysiology: The Role of Essential Fatty Acids

How to Cite

Das, U. N. (2010) Is It Necessary to Redefine the Metabolic Syndrome?, in Metabolic Syndrome Pathophysiology: The Role of Essential Fatty Acids, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780813820637.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    UND Life Sciences, Ohio, USA

  2. 2

    Lipids in Health and Disease, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813815534

Online ISBN: 9780813820637

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Keywords:

  • redefining metabolic syndrome;
  • metabolic syndrome diagnosis guidelines;
  • predicting future development of metabolic syndrome;
  • anthropometric indices, body mass index (BMI) in abdominal obesity;
  • insulin resistance incidence - increasing with age;
  • anthropometric, clinical, biochemical criteria and diet type, dietary constituents;
  • Mediterranean diet and regular exercises - less likely in developing metabolic syndrome;
  • plasma and adipose tissue polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) levels;
  • scoring system - studying suggested indices;
  • biochemical markers suggested - measured for assessing significance value

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Criteria