Definitions for "Metabolic Syndrome"
the tendency of several conditions to occur together, including obesity, insulin resistance, diabetes or pre-diabetes, hypertension, and high lipids.
is defined as the addition of one of the following symptoms : type 2 diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, insulin resistance ; to two of the following symptoms : hypertension, obesity, hypertriglyceridaemia or low HDL, microalbuminuria. Others symptoms not required for the definition such as hyperuricaemia, hypercaogulability, hyperleptinaemia may be part of the syndrome.
The atherogenic lipid triad of low HDL, high triglycerides, and small, dense LDL.