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What are the tests for metabolic syndrome?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Many

First, most have an apple build, ie.
Carry weight on the torso, rather than buttocks and extremities. Family hx of hbp, cholesterol problems, diabetes 2, and ASHD or mi, especially if strong. I obtain fasting lipids, insulin, hgba1c, and in females, free and total testosterone. The latter, since pcos is common. A lipid profile that suggests Insulin resistance is high triglycerides and low hdl.

In brief: Many

First, most have an apple build, ie.
Carry weight on the torso, rather than buttocks and extremities. Family hx of hbp, cholesterol problems, diabetes 2, and ASHD or mi, especially if strong. I obtain fasting lipids, insulin, hgba1c, and in females, free and total testosterone. The latter, since pcos is common. A lipid profile that suggests Insulin resistance is high triglycerides and low hdl.
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Dr. Steven Tucker
Metabolic syndrome is commonly defined by: High blood pressure, High blood sugar levels, High levels of triglycerides, Low levels of HDL, and Too much fat around your waist. The real issue here is the role of insulin http://bit.ly/M7gpLB
Dr. Steven Tucker
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: My approach

Blood pressure, height, weight, waist circumference, hemoglobin a1c, fasting insulin, full lipid panel.
See this http://bit.Ly/lqr52m or this http://1.Usa.Gov/lqr6dw.

In brief: My approach

Blood pressure, height, weight, waist circumference, hemoglobin a1c, fasting insulin, full lipid panel.
See this http://bit.Ly/lqr52m or this http://1.Usa.Gov/lqr6dw.
Dr. Steven Tucker
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: BloodTestBP&Choester

Measure Waist Check BP Fasting Blood sugar Blood test for Cholestero and Tiglycerides

In brief: BloodTestBP&Choester

Measure Waist Check BP Fasting Blood sugar Blood test for Cholestero and Tiglycerides
Dr. Yash Khanna
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