Claus Muss, Selvaraj Y. Subramaniam
International Scientific Society of Applied Preventive Medicine (I-GAP), Private Clinics and I-GAP Research Laboratories, Vienna, Austria

Korespondenční autor: Claus Muss ()

ISSN 1804-7181 (On-line)

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Submitted:20. 9. 2010
Accepted: 18. 11. 2010
Published online: 27. 12. 2010


In European health systems the metabolic syndrome has become of major concern in public health. The same tendency has been observed also in developing countries of South East Asia. The metabolic syndrome is an important health risk factor often related to Diabetes and cardiovascular disease. A successful approach to the prevention of the metabolic syndrome therefore contributes to the stabilization of the present and future health system of the European Union and specific parts of Asia decisively. Practical guidelines for the prevention of diabetes and metabolic syndrome are needed urgently. Laboratory diagnostics provide a practicable tool in the early diagnosis of the metabolic syndrome. In this article new laboratory markers such as Adiponectin, Proinsulin and Asymmetric Dimethylarginine (AD MA) are discussed as markers of metabolic risk.

Keywords: metabolic syndrome; diabetes; Adiponectin, Proinsulin, Asymmetric Dimethylarginine (ADMA)


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