Metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a group of conditions that put you at risk for heart disease and diabetes. These conditions are High blood pressureHigh blood glucose, or blood sugar, levelsHigh levels of triglycerides, a type of fat, in your blood Low levels of HDL, the good cholesterol, in your bloodToo much fat around your waistNot all doctors agree on the definition or cause of metabolic syndrome. The cause might be insulin resistance. Insulin is a hormone your body produces to help you turn sugar from food into energy for your body. If you are insulin resistant, too much sugar builds up in your blood, setting the stage for disease.NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Disease Alternative Name

insulin resistance
syndrome x (metabolic)
insulin resistance syndrome
metabolic syndrome x
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Which of these is not a part of WHO criteria for metabolic syndrome 1) Diabetes mellitus 2) Insulin resistance 3) Microalbuminuria 4) HBV infection

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It is associated with central obesity and characterized by insulin resistance, hypertension, dyslipidemia, hypercoagulability, and proinflammatory state. No role of HBV infection


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A 53 year male suffering with Metabolic Syndrome with Obesity grade 3, T2DM, HT, CKD since chronic with development of p...See More

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As patient having Metabolic Syndrome with comorbidities, only Debridement & dressing will not be sufficient. He may need metabolic surgery to control comorbidities & to prevent disease progress.


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