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  BACKGROUND: In a previous study we found that elevated blood viscosity was linked to the insulin resistance syndrome, and we proposed that high blood viscosity may increase insulin resistance. That study was based on calculated viscosity. OBJECTIVE: To determine whether directly measured whole-...
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  The insulin resistance syndrome (or syndrome X) is a cluster of symptoms (dyslipidemia, impaired glucose tolerance, overweight, hypertension) associated with a higher risk of atherosclerosis. It has been suggested that hemorheological abnormalities, often found in association with most of these...
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  Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) has been defined as a clinical condition including impaired glucose tolerance or diabetes mellitus and/or insulin-resistance, associated with two or more of the following components: arterial hypertension, central obesity, dyslipidaemia, microalbuminuria. In a group of...
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