Metabolic Syndrome

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Etiology: Insulin resistance.

Dx (3 of the following 5):

  • Abdominal obesity (waist circumference > 40 in. in men and >35 in. in women)
  • Fasting glucose 100-125
  • Blood pressure >130/80
  • Triglycerides > 150
  • HDL < 40 in men and <50 in women