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The Metabolic Syndrome in Hispanics – The Role of Insulin Resistance and Inflammation

By Pablo I. Altieri, José M. Marcial, Nelson Escobales, María Crespo and Héctor L. Banchs

Submitted: November 16th 2011Reviewed: May 31st 2012Published: December 12th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/50337

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Pablo I. Altieri, José M. Marcial, Nelson Escobales, María Crespo and Héctor L. Banchs (December 12th 2012). The Metabolic Syndrome in Hispanics – The Role of Insulin Resistance and Inflammation, Insulin Resistance Sarika Arora, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/50337. Available from:

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