2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Metabolic syndrome: The bane of Indian population
Author(s): Deepika Dhawan and Sheel Sharma
Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of risk factors for the occurrence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular diseases. It involves following interrelated biological components: abdominal obesity, dyslipidemia, hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Indians may be susceptible to the syndrome due to foetal malnutrition and rapid post independence urbanization. This review attempts to explain the prevalence, risk factors and management for prevention of MetS, which may help the health authorities and policy planners to realize the current status of MetS in Indian population.
Pages: 58-61 | 495 Views 14 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Deepika Dhawan, Sheel Sharma. Metabolic syndrome: The bane of Indian population. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):58-61.