March 1990

The HHOG' Syndrome

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Upland, Pa

Arch Intern Med. 1990;150(3):687. doi:10.1001/archinte.1990.00390150153034

To the Editor. — Kaplan's article in the July 1989 issue of the Archives1 presents convincing evidence for hyperinsulinemia being central to a deadly quartet of hypertension, hypertriglyceridemia, obesity of the upper body, and glucose intolerance.

Perhaps this quartet can be more easily remembered as the HHOG syndrome.

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