Metabolic Syndrome / Syndrome X

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions — increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels — that occur together, increasing your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Metabolic syndrome is closely linked to overweight or obesity and inactivity.
It's also linked to a condition called insulin resistance. Normally, your digestive system breaks down the foods you eat into sugar (glucose). Insulin is a hormone made by your pancreas that helps sugar enter your cells to be used as fuel.
In people with insulin resistance, cells don't respond normally to insulin, and glucose can't enter the cells as easily. As a result, glucose levels in your blood rise despite your body's attempt to control the glucose by churning out more and more insulin.

There are new findings regarding the comorbidity associated with rheumatic diseases. Both psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis have been found to be associated with metabolic syndrome. Recent research indicates prolonged chronic stress can contribute to metabolic syndrome by disrupting the hormonal balance of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA-axis).

 

  • Abdominal (visceral Obesity)
  • Atherogenic Dyslipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Post Meal Tiredness
  • Acanthosis nigricans
  • Oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT or GTT)
  • Fatty liver disease and steatohepatitis
  • Brain fog (Inability to focus properly)

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2nd International Conference on Diabetes and Diabetic Nursing Care

Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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14th World Congress on Endocrinology & Diabetes

Paris, France
November 26-27, 2018

26th International Diabetes and Healthcare Conference

Helsinki, Finland
November 26-27, 2018

13th European Diabetes and Endocrinology Congress

Dublin, Ireland

March 28-29, 2019

21st Asia Pacific Diabetes Conference

Osaka,Japan
May 16-17, 2019

2nd Global Meeting on Diabetes and Endocrinology

Abu Dhabi, UAE

28th European Diabetes Congress

June 10-11, 2019 | Edinburgh, Scotland
July 24-25, 2019

29th World Diabetes & Heart Congress

Melbourne, Australia
Oct 03-04, 2019

Euro Diabetes Congress & Expo

| Paris, France

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