Drug Study Institute
We Master the Details


Industry Resources

Do You Have the Metabolic Syndrome? Take This Test

 When the Metabolic Syndrome is present, higher risk of Heart Attack, Stroke and other Cardiovascular Diseases is present compared with what would be expected with what would be expected from going by your LDL-Cholesterol Level alone. Find out if you have the Metabolic Syndrome by taking this test.

1) Abdominal Obesity: What is your waist circumference measured in inches?
a) Man: Waist more than 40"
b) Woman: Waist more than 35"
c) None of the above

2) Triglyceride Level: More than 150?
a) Yes
b) No

3) Low HDL Cholesterol Level?
a) Man: HDL less than 40
b) Woman: HDL less than 50
c) None of the above

4) HTN: Is your Blood Pressure greater than 130/85?
a) Yes
b) No

5) Is your fasting Blood Sugar (Glucose) greater than 109?
a) Yes
b) No