REAVEN SYNDROME X
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Definitions of REAVEN SYNDROME X
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A multifaceted syndrome characterized by the clustering of INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA. It is often associated with dyslipidemia (HYPERLIPIDEMIA), esential hypertension, abdominal obesity, glucose intolerance or noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (DIABETES MELLITUS, NON-INSULIN-DEPENDENT) and an increased risk of cardiovascular events. (from Can J Cardiol 2000; 16 (6) 779-89)
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