Defining and treating the metabolic syndrome: A primer from the Adult Treatment Panel III

  • Margo A. Denke
  • Richard C. Pasternak
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Margo A. Denke
    • 1
  • Richard C. Pasternak
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Human Nutrition and Division of EndocrinologyUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at DallasDallasUSA
  2. 2.Cardiology Division, Department of MedicineMassachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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