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Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome (also known as syndrome X) (Ref. Hari.18th ed., Pg-1510)

  1. Central obesity (LQ 2012): waist circumference > 102 cm in male, > 88 cm in Female
  2. Hypertriglyceridemia (LQ 2012): > 150 mg%,
  3. Low HDL cholesterol: <40 mg% (male), < 50 mg% (Female)
  4. Hypertension: ≥ 130 mm systolic or ≥ 85% diastole
  5. Fasting plasma glucose > 100 mg% or previously diagnosed type 2 diabetes.

 

Extra Edge

Raised LDL cholesterol is not a feature of syndrome X





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