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Year: 2017 | Month: February | Volume: 4 | Issue: 2 | Pages: 29-36

Short Review of Metabolic Syndrome

Ritu Devi1, Sunita Manhas2, Suvarna Prasad3, Shubhangi Sharma1, Neeru Bhaskar4, Shikhaa Mahajan2

1MSc. Student, 2Assistant Professor, 3Professor & Head, 4Professor,
Department of Biochemistry, MMIMSR, Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Ambala.

Corresponding Author: Ritu Devi


Metabolic syndrome is a group of disorders, interconnected factors that increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus. It includes high blood pressure (hypertension), large line waistline (central obesity), dyslipidemia (increase triglyceride and low level of high density lipoprotein) and increase level of fasting blood glucose. The insulin resistance plays a paramount role in connecting the different components of metabolic syndrome and adding to the syndrome’s development. In addition increase free fatty acids, increase oxidative stress and alteration in adipokine profile in patients of metabolic syndrome.

Key words: Metabolic syndrome, obesity, diabetes, hypertension

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