Metabolic Syndrome / Insulin Resistance Profile
Benefits At a Glance
This is an inexpensive blood test to identify blood sugar dysfunction including Metabolic Syndrome and Insulin Resistance. According to the National Cholesterol Education Program, metabolic syndrome is present in patients with any three of the following five symptoms:
- HDL <40mg/dL in men and <50 mg/dL in women
- Triglycerides >150 mg/dL
- Glucose >110 mg/dL
- Blood pressure >130/85
- Waist circumference >40" in men and >35" in women
Metabolic syndrome is associated with an increased risk of diabetes, hypertension, gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis, and cardiovascular disease. Identifying metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance early is important to prevent complications.
*Price includes lab and practitioner review and recommendations.