Metabolic syndrome

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Research Paper on Metabolic Syndrome and Risks on Cardio-Vascular Disease

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Metabolic syndrome

  1. 1. Metabolic Syndrome Luis Calderón
  2. 2. Metabolic Syndrome Insulin resistance Liver, Skeletal Muscle and Adipose/Fat Tissue Pancreas beta cells resistant to glucose absorption
  3. 3. Metabolic Syndrome Once pancreas wears out turns into Diabetes II Starts by High Triglycerides Hyperglycemia directly associated to CVD
  4. 4. Recommendations for Treatment Once Diagnosed, aim to reduce CVD must be aggressive. Patients should undergo a full CRA Healthy Lifestyle (Low Calorie Diet) and Physical activity.
  5. 5. References Alberti KG, Zimmet P, Shaw J; IDF Epidemiology Task Force Consensus Group. The metabolic syndrome a new worldwide definition. Lancet 2005; 366:1059-62. The metabolic syndrome, Diabetes Voice special issue, May 2006, 51. Stern M, Williams K, Gonzalez-Villalpando C et al. Does the metabolic syndrome improve identification of individuals at risk of type 2 diabetes and/or cardiovascular disease? Diabetes Care 2004; 27(11):2676-81 www.idf.org/metabolic_syndrome, website of the International Diabetes Federation

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