Risk factors

The combination of overweight, hypertension, type 2 diabetes and high blood fats is called Metabolic Syndrome. It is diagnosed if minimum three of the risk factors from the table below are applicable.
 

Risk factor

limit

Abdominal girth

men > 102 cm

women > 88 cm

 

Blood pressure

> 130 / 85 mmHg

Fasting glucose

> 110 mg/dl

Triglycerides

> 150 mg/dl

 

HDL cholesterol

men < 40 mg/dl
women < 50mg/dl

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