Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica

Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica

Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica ›› 2006, Vol. 28 ›› Issue (6): 737-739.

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Current Studies on New Parameters of Metabolic Syndrome

JIA Wei-ping, XIANG Kun-san   

  1. Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Shanghai Jiaotong University Affiliated Sixth People’s Hospital, Shanghai 200233,China
  • Received:2006-11-09 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2006-12-30 Published:2006-12-30

Abstract: The current definition of metabolic syndrome focuses on the individual accumulation of multiple cardiovascular risk factors. However, metabolic syndrome is often also constantly accompanied with abnormal body fat distribution, tissue insulin resistance, low-grade inflammation, and dysfunctional secretion and regulation of adipokines, which have become new highlights in the research of the pathogenesis and clinical indices of metabolic syndrome.

Key words: obesity, metabolic syndrome, adiponectin, C reactive protein