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Metabolic Syndrome X (Dysmetabolic Syndrome X) Summary

Description: A cluster of metabolic risk factors for CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES and TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS. The major components of metabolic syndrome X include excess ABDOMINAL FAT; atherogenic DYSLIPIDEMIA; HYPERTENSION; HYPERGLYCEMIA; INSULIN RESISTANCE; a proinflammatory state; and a prothrombotic (THROMBOSIS) state. (from AHA/NHLBI/ADA Conference Proceedings, Circulation 2004; 109:551-556)

Also Known As: Dysmetabolic Syndrome X; Metabolic Cardiovascular Syndrome; Metabolic X Syndrome; Syndrome X, Insulin Resistance; Syndrome X, Metabolic Show All >>

Networked: 109 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 10 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Metabolic Syndrome X

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Fructose : 1 outcome in 4 results : IBA
  2. Glycyrrhizic Acid (Glycyrrhizin) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  3. orlistat (Xenical) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 2
  4. Digoxin (Digitek) : 2 studies in 4 results : FDA 18 Generic
  5. Insulin (Novolin) : 1 study in 23 results : FDA 2
  6. Glucose (Dextrose) : 1 study in 19 results : FDA 175 Generic
  7. HDL Cholesterol : 1 study in 8 results : IBA
  8. Triglycerides (Triacylglycerol) : 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  9. LDL Cholesterol : 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  10. Hormones : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Metabolic Syndrome X

  1. Dyslipidemias (Dyslipidemia)
  2. Insulin Resistance
  3. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (MODY)
  4. Cardiovascular Diseases (Cardiovascular Disease)
  5. Hyperglycemia
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Key Therapies for Metabolic Syndrome X

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  1. Carbohydrate-Restricted Diet (Low Carbohydrate Diet) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  2. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) : 1 result
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 result
  4. Kidney Transplantation : 1 result
  5. Lasers (Laser) : 1 result
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