Chronic activation of the innate immune system may underlie the metabolic syndrome

CONTEXTO: The metabolic syndrome is characterized by a clustering, in free-living populations, of cardiovascular and diabetes risk factors generally linked to insulin resistance, obesity and central obesity. Consonant with the well-established inflammatory pathogenesis of atherosclerotic disease, th...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Bruce Bartholow Duncan, Maria Inês Schmidt
Format: Article
Published: Associação Paulista de Medicina 2001-05-01
Series:São Paulo Medical Journal
Online Access:

Similar Items