Which risk factors favour diabetes?
The metabolic syndrome
A combination of different symptoms
The metabolic syndrome is characterized by obesity, elevated blood lipid levels, high blood pressure and insulin resistance. Primarily the metabolic syndrome damages the cardiovascular system. If three or more of the following risk factors are in an increased range, it is called a metabolic syndrome.
Men > 102 cm
> 130 / 85 mmHg
> 110 mg/dl
> 150 mg/dl
Men < 40 mg/dl