Journal of
Medical Laboratory and Diagnosis

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Lab. Diagn.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2618
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMLD
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 59

Table of Content: January-June 2023; 13(1)

February 2023

Criteria for the diagnosis of metabolic syndrome: A review

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) consists of multiple, interrelated risk factors of metabolic origin that appear to directly promote the development of cardiovascular events and type 2 diabetes (T2D). It confers 2-fold increase in relative risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular events and 5-fold increase in risk for development of T2D as compared with people without the syndrome. T2D is one of the most prevalent and serious...

Author(s): Ogbu I. S. I