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X Syndrome, Metabolic

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)