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What is Metabolic Syndrome?

What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome encompasses a group of conditions that, when they occur together, put a person at a high risk of developing type 2 ...more »

  • Metabolic Syndrome: A common body syndrome with the "deadly quartet" of major conditions: obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and high lipids.

Metabolic Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Metabolic Syndrome, or a subtype of Metabolic Syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Metabolic Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Metabolic Syndrome:

Broader types of Metabolic Syndrome:

How many people get Metabolic Syndrome?

Prevalance of Metabolic Syndrome: about 25% of the USA population have insulin resistance
Prevalance Rate of Metabolic Syndrome: approx 1 in 4 or 25.00% or 68 million people in USA [about data]

How serious is Metabolic Syndrome?

Complications of Metabolic Syndrome: see complications of Metabolic Syndrome

What causes Metabolic Syndrome?

Causes of Metabolic Syndrome: see causes of Metabolic Syndrome
Risk factors for Metabolic Syndrome: see risk factors for Metabolic Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Metabolic Syndrome?

Symptoms of Metabolic Syndrome: see symptoms of Metabolic Syndrome

Complications of Metabolic Syndrome: see complications of Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Metabolic Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Metabolic Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Metabolic Syndrome: Family Practice Physician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Metabolic Syndrome.
Treatments for Metabolic Syndrome: see treatments for Metabolic Syndrome
Research for Metabolic Syndrome: see research for Metabolic Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Metabolic Syndrome

Main name of condition: Metabolic Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Metabolic Syndrome:

Syndrome X, metabolic syndrome X

Metabolic Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Metabolic Syndrome:


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