" 'Diagnosis' of metabolic syndrome by any current criteria is not needed and adds little to clinical practice. Attention and resources should be focused on the major modifiable risk factors and more should be done to engender sustainable lifestyle changes in all with vascular disease."

Original publication

DOI

10.1136/hrt.2007.130849

Type

Journal article

Journal

Heart

Publication Date

12/2007

Volume

93

Pages

1493 - 1496

Keywords

Diabetic Angiopathies, Glucose Metabolism Disorders, Humans, Metabolic Syndrome, Risk Factors, Vascular Diseases