Familienmedizin und medizinische Wissenschaftsforschung

Familienmedizin und medizinische Wissenschaftsforschung
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ISSN: 2327-4972


Metabolic Syndrome is the Problem in Young Diabetics?

A Chwalba and Ewa Otto-Buczkowska

Metabolic syndrome is an important problem in a population of children and adolescents. Genetic predisposition and environmental factors such as physical inactivity and increased caloric intake are responsible for the predisposition to metabolic syndrome. Insulin resistance is proposed to have a pivotal role in the development of the metabolic syndrome.

Metabolic syndrome, which is composed of such factors as insulin resistance, glucose intolerance or diabetes, dyslipidemia and arterial hypertension, contributes to accelerated development of cardiovascular diseases, orthopaedic disorders, and other medical consequences. Early conservative intervention with diet, exercise, and behavioural therapy may prevent the complications of insulin resistance.