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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Metabolic syndrome.
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  • Adipocyte [r]: Cell that stores fat and makes it available for use as energy. [e]
  • Adiposopathy [r]: The dysfunction of fat cells. [e]
  • Cholesterol [r]: Principal sterol of all higher animals. [e]
  • Digital object identifier [r]: Unique label for a computer readable object that can be found on the internet, usually used in academic journals. [e]
  • Hypertension [r]: A multisystem disease whose hallmark is the elevation of blood pressure. [e]
  • Hyperuricemia [r]: Elevated uric acid level in the bloodstream, considered a risk factor for the development or gout and may lead to renal disease. [e]
  • Impaired glucose tolerance [r]: Pre-diabetic state of dysglycemia, that is associated with insulin resistance and increased risk of cardiovascular pathology. [e]
  • Insulin resistance [r]: Complication of diabetes mellitus characterized by decreased sensitivity of target cells to insulin. [e]
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome [r]: Endocrine condition characterized by the accumulation of numerous cysts on the ovaries associated with high male hormone levels, chronic anovulation, and other metabolic disturbances, that affects approximately 5% of all women. [e]
  • Potassium in nutrition and human health [r]: Role of dietary potassium and its associated bicarbonate-generating organic ions in human physiology and in preventive and therapeutic medicine. [e]
  • Syndrome [r]: Group of symptoms that collectively indicate or characterize a disease, psychological disorder, or other abnormal condition. [e]