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Which is not a feature of metabolic syndrome? (LQ)



A Raise LDL

B Raise triglyceride

C Low HDL

D All are the features.

Ans. A

Raise LDL

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

1). Central obesity: waist circumference > 102 cm in male, > 88 cm in Female

2). Hypertriglyceridemia: > 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 metabolic syndrome

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