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 Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome is defined by three categories; Underlying Risk Factors, Major Risk
Factors and Emerging Risk Factors which can all lead to Cardiovascular Disease

Underlying Risk Factors Major Risk Factors Emerging Risk Factors
Obesity; especially abdominal
Physical Inactivity
Cigarette Smoking
Elevated LDL cholesterol
Elevated Triglycerides
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Intolerance

These lists are only partial lists of health concerns that define Metabolic Syndrome.

Obesity and Abnormal Body Fat Distribution

Worldwide, humans are suffering from an “obesity epidemic.” Obesity is mainly responsible for the rising prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome. Obesity contributes to hypertension, high serum cholesterol, low HDL Cholesterol, and hyperglycemia. Obesity is also associated with higher Cardiovascular Disease. “Abdominal Obesity” is directly related to Metabolic Syndrome.

Metabolic Syndrome as a Predictor of Diabetes

Also Worldwide, Metabolic Syndrome has been identified in both men and women, was highly predictive of new-onset Diabetes.

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