Metabolic Syndrome – Hyperglycemia

by Carlo Raj, MD

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    00:02 Now let’s talk about metabolic syndrome, big topic… hyper, hyper, hyper.

    00:12 Hyperlipidemia, hypertension, hyperglycemia.

    00:17 You must know the waist size, that is a criteria for metabolic syndrome.

    00:25 This is an obese individual, waist size in a man greater than 40 inches; in a female greater than 35 inches.

    00:35 Hyperlipidemia… triglyceride level above 150.

    00:40 Decreased HDL, remember you want your HDL to be 50 and above.

    00:46 If you find this to be decreased, not good.

    00:50 Hypertension greater than 130 over 85 or use of medication indicated for hypertension.

    00:59 Elevated fasting glucose hyperglycemia greater than 100.

    01:03 You have an obese individual, you want to be more aggressive with your patient.

    01:08 Patient with these findings are generally considered high risk for adverse cardiac events.

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    The lecture Metabolic Syndrome – Hyperglycemia by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Pancreatic Disease & Diabetes.

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    1. 40 in or more in men
    2. 40 in or more in women
    3. 35 in or more in men
    4. 30 in or more in women
    5. 37 in or more in men
    1. Increased HDL
    2. Hypertension
    3. Hyperglycemia
    4. Hyperlipidemia
    5. Increased waist circumference

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     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD

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