Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome in Elderly

Unnikrishnan, R and Mohan, V (2014) Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome in Elderly. Textbook of Geriatric Medicine .



Indian's populartion has been rapidly greying over the past few decades. there fore, age - related cardiovascular disease (CVD) is likely to place an enormous burden on the resources of the individual as well as on the family, society and nation in the year to come. The constellation of risk factors that predispose and individual to CVD has been termed the "metabolic syndrome" obesity or excess body fat has been recognized as MS. overweight and obesity predispose to CVD in a variety of may and amplify the effect of old age on the vascular tree.

Item Type:Article
Official URL/DOI:http://www.jiag.org/
Uncontrolled Keywords:Obestiy, Metabolic syndrome, elderly
Subjects:Diabetes > Diabetes Awareness and Prevention
Diabetes > Diabetes Management
Divisions:Department of Diabetology
ID Code:835
Deposited By:surendar radha
Deposited On:11 Sep 2014 11:53
Last Modified:11 Sep 2014 11:53

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