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From: Metabolic syndrome: definitions and controversies

Figure 1

A schematic image of the conditions implicated in the pathophysiology of the metabolic syndrome and their potential interactions. IR: Insulin Resistance; HTN: Hypertension; HPA axis : Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis; DMT2: Diabetes Mellitus type 2; CVD: Cardiovascular disease; CRH: Corticotropin Releasing Hormone; AVP: Arginine Vasopressin.

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