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Debido a que el síndrome metabólico involucra múltiples factores de riesgo, es importante que usted y su médico revisen cuidadosamente su salud. En general, se debería asegurar que usted y su médico revisen regularmente su peso, niveles de glucosa, lipoproteínas (niveles de colesterol), y presión arterial.

El síndrome metabólico se puede manejar al tratar y controlar sus anormalidades metabólicas subyacentes. Si se diagnostica temprano, el síndrome metabólico se puede desacelerar, y en algunos casos, incluso revertir.

El tratamiento involucra lo siguiente (pulse para continuar):

Referencias:

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Eckel RH, Grundy SM, Zimmet PZ. The metabolic syndrome. Lancet. 2005; 365:1415-1428.

Gami AS, Witt BJ, Howard DE, et al. Metabolic syndrome and risk of incident cardiovascular events and death: a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007;49:403-414.

Getting tough with metabolic syndrome. Post Grad Med. Disponible en: http://www.postgradmed.com/issues/2004/01_04/metabolic_foldout.pdf. Accedido julio 28, 2005.

Grundy SM. Metabolic Syndrome: a multiplex cardiovascular risk factor. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007;92:399-404

Incremental lifestyle changes can ward off syndrome X. The Cleveland Clinic website. Disponible en: http://www.clevelandclinic.org/health/health-info/docs/3000/3053.asp?index=10807. Accedido julio 28, 2005.

Metabolic syndrome. American Heart Association website. Disponible en: http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4756. Accedido julio 28, 2005.

Metabolic syndrome. The Mayo Clinic website. Disponible en: http://www.mayoclinic.com/invoke.cfm?id=DS00522. Accedido julio 28, 2005.



Last reviewed junio 2012 by Konda Mohan Reddy, MD, FAAP

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