Category: Aging

Metabolic Syndrome: Practical Implications of a Concept

1 Epidemiologic Transition: The Driving Force of Metabolic Syndrome Following the reduction of cardiovascular disease mortality observed in high-income regions of the world in the last decades of the 20th century, humanity is facing...

Vascular Glucose Transport and the Metabolic Syndrome

The metabolic syndrome comprises a wide range of physiopathological abnormalities, all involved in systemic changes, occurring in different territories of the body. Glucose transporter changes throughout the body are observed in diverse degrees in...

Angiogenesis in the Metabolic Syndrome

Angiogenesis is crucial both in physiological and in pathological conditions. Evidence has been gathered regarding the involvement of angiogenesis in metabolic syndrome-associated disorders, including visceral obesity, dyslipi-daemias, atherosclerosis and diabetes. Indeed, metabolic syndrome is...