Whether you are a patient or visitor at Regional, we want your experience with us to be as pleasant as possible. We have provided helpful information to help you during your stay or while visiting a patient in the hospital.
is not just one disease or disorder, but rather a group of risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Most of these risk factors do not have symptoms. They may only be detected by tests done by your doctor. This is one reason why it is important to have regular check-ups.
This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.
Cornier MA, Dabelea D, Hernandez TL, et al. The metabolic syndrome.
Deen D. Metabolic syndrome: time for action.
Am Fam Physicians
Lamonte MJ, Ainsworth BE, Durstine JL. Influence of cardiorespiratory fitness on the association between c-reactive protein and metabolic syndrome prevalence in racially diverse women.
J Womens Health.
Metabolic syndrome. Cleveland Clinic website. Available at:
. Accessed May 10, 2013.
Metabolic syndrome. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
. Updated March 29, 2013. Accessed May 10, 2013.
Steinberger J, Daniels SR, Eckel RH, et al. AHA scientific statement: progress and challenges in metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents.
Symptoms and diagnosis of metabolic syndrome. American Heart Association website. Available at:
. Updated August 24, 2011. Accessed May 10, 2013.
What are the signs and symptoms of metabolic syndrome? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website. Available at:
. Updated November 3, 2011. Accessed May 10, 2013.