deadly quartet


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deadly quartet

deadly quartet

A term referring to the four major clinical findings associated with increased risk of cardiovascular mortality and morbidity:
• Obesity—especially upper body obesity;
• Insulin resistance or glucose intolerance;
• Hypertriglyceridaemia; and
• Hypertension.
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