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metabolic

[‚med·ə′bäl·ik]
(physiology)
Of or pertaining to metabolism.
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The increasing prevalence of obesity across the world will result in increasing prevalence of metabolic syndrome. [2]
Based on common definitions, participants were considered to have metabolic syndrome if they showed at least three of the following: elevated waist circumference, high triglyceride levels, low levels of 'good' cholesterol, hypertension, and high fasting blood sugar.
Sleeping more than 10 hours per day was associated with metabolic syndrome and increased levels of triglycerides in men, and, in women, with metabolic syndrome, higher waist circumference, higher levels of triglycerides and blood sugar, as well as low levels of "good" cholesterol (HDL-C).
Metabolic syndrome was identified in 41 (30 males and 11 females) patients based on International Diabetes Federation consensus worldwide definition.
"Prognosis was poorer in patients with at least four factors of metabolic syndrome than in those with three or fewer of the five factors," the authors write.
Obesity and metabolic syndrome are associated with alterations in gut microbiota, the microorganism population that lives in the intestine.
The company's LMSC therapy is a novel approach that targets the drivers of metabolic syndrome at a cellular level.
The team suggests that resistance exercise should be included in standard medical recommendations to prevent metabolic syndrome along with aerobic exercise which is already a part of the current guidelines.
Keywords: IDF criteria, Metabolic syndrome, Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Results: The study included 61 children diagnosed as obesity, 51 children diagnosed as metabolic syndrome and 59 healthy controls.
As in previous studies of mild GDM, about a third of the women had metabolic syndrome at follow-up, but the number of subsequent pregnancies didn't seem to make a difference.