Definition of syndrome X in English:
A group of risk factors (including glucose intolerance, high triglycerides, obesity, and hypertension) that indicate predisposition to diabetes.
- Due to a genetic predisposition, urban Indians suffer from extremely high obesity, syndrome X, diabetes and coronary heart disease.
- Central or visceral obesity is a central feature of syndrome X, and waist-to-hip ratios and BMI are significantly greater in NASH patients than in controls.
- In patients with syndrome X, insulin cannot transport the glucose, causing the pancreas to produce more insulin to normalize blood glucose levels.
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