Cardiometabolic syndrome. In Cardiovascular risk factors. (Book Chapter)
- Public Health Research
This chapter constitutes a review of the state-of-the-art of the metabolic syndrome, as regards the historical evolution of the concept, the debated key points and the evolution towards a new concept of global cardiometabolic risk. The last section provides an overview of the worldwide epidemiology of the metabolic syndrome, in terms of prevalence variation and determinants.