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CiteWeb id: 20050000222

CiteWeb score: 2712

DOI: 10.2337/diacare.28.9.2289

Citrome et al. (1) seem to agree with our review (2) of all the shortcomings associated with the metabolic syndrome, yet they claim it is somehow still an aid in identifying risk factors and in the “ongoing education of practitioners,” both of which may improve health care. This seems perplexing because what must occur prior to making the “diagnosis” is knowledge of the components, and thus, a priori, the provider must be familiar with the cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors that comprise the concept and that the factors must be monitored. Moreover, many other CVD risk factors (e.g., LDL …

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