What are the diagnostic criteria for metabolic syndrome?
Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 9:11PM
Dr. Emily Chan in FirstLine Therapy, Metabolic Syndrome

Diagnostic Criteria for Metabolic Syndrome:
3 out of the 5
Increased Waist Circumference     >35 inches women, >40 inches men
Elevated Triglycerides                  >150mg/dl
Decreased HDL                           <50 women, <40 men
Elevated Blood Pressure              >130/85 mm Hg or drug treatment for hypertension
Elevated Blood Sugar                  >100 mg/dl or drug treatment for elevated glucose

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