metabolic syndrome

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metabolic syndrome

n.
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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Since the presenting clinical features of patients with insulin resistance syndrome can be atypical, when the diagnosis is in doubt genetic testing may help to identify the final diagnosis.
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Ehrmann said at the Sixth Annual World Congress on Insulin Resistance Syndrome.
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Insulin resistance is associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), cardiovascular diseases (CVD), both independently and in association with the insulin resistance syndrome (1).
* Based on the American Diabetes Association's revised definition of prediabetes, more than 50 million people have prediabetic metabolic syndrome or insulin resistance syndrome.
Reaven said at the Sixth World Congress on the Insulin Resistance Syndrome.
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