Journal article

The Circadian Syndrome: is the Metabolic Syndrome and much more!

P Zimmet, KGMM Alberti, N Stern, C Bilu, A El-Osta, H Einat, N Kronfeld-Schor

J Intern Med | Published : 2019

Abstract

The Metabolic Syndrome is a cluster of cardio-metabolic risk factors and comorbidities conveying high risk of both cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. It is responsible for huge socio-economic costs with its resulting morbidity and mortality in most countries. The underlying aetiology of this clustering has been the subject of much debate. More recently, significant interest has focussed on the involvement of the circadian system, a major regulator of almost every aspect of human health and metabolism. The Circadian Syndrome has now been implicated in several chronic diseases including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. There is now increasing evidence connecting disturbance..

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