metabolic syndrome

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metabolic syndrome

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A combination of metabolic abnormalities that sometimes accompany abdominal obesity, such as insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, elevated fasting blood levels of glucose, and elevated blood pressure, and are associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

metabolic syndrome

n
(Medicine) a condition associated with obesity including symptoms such as glucose intolerance, insulin resistance, and raised blood pressure, which increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes
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Thus, the newly described "metabolic syndrome" (also called dysmetabolic syndrome, syndrome X, or insulin resistance), which also exists by definition (and is "by definition" reversible), involves the inability of potentially toxic sugar to exit or, in more technically correct scientific terminology, be "disposed of" from the blood into the cellular metabolism as quickly as possible.
Several evidences suggest a strong association between HCV chronic infection and metabolic disorders such as steatosis, insulin resistance, and iron load disregulations causing "a specific HCV-associated dysmetabolic syndrome (HCADS)" as introduced by Lonardo in a correspondence to the Editor of Hepatology [10-12], and all these pathologies have been related, in one way or another, to the oxidative stress.
Known by various names such as the Deadly Quartet, Dysmetabolic Syndrome, hypertriglyceridaemic waist, insulin resistance syndrome, Syndrome W, Syndrome X, and Reaven's Syndrome, the concept describes a constellation of clinical features which increase the risk of cardiovascular disease.
The application segments of the market included in the report are lifestyle diseases, critical care, human performance testing, dysmetabolic syndrome X, metabolic disorders, and other applications.
Ryan is family practice but focuses on lipidology (diabetes, dysmetabolic syndrome, hypertension, high cholesterol/triglycerides, etc).
5,23) The NCEP and AACE criteria are typically used by physicians for diagnosis of MSX (designated dysmetabolic syndrome X, ICD-9 diagnostic code 277.
Fifty-eight chapters cover pathogenesis, evaluation, and therapeutic operations for prevention and treatment of a range of hypothalamus, pituitary, and adrenal gland disorders, including diabetes, growth hormone deficiency, dysmetabolic syndrome, dyslipidemia, and obesity.
Key words: Dyslipidemias, Cardiovascular Dysmetabolic Syndrome, Clustering, Biomarker, Combination therapy
Many other names, including syndrome X, dysmetabolic syndrome, insulin resistance syndrome, plurimetabolic syndrome, and the deadly quartet have been used to describe this condition.