Metabolic syndrome can be diagnosed from the following list when 3 of these are positive.
In that cases, you have more chances to develop diabetes and heart disease.
This system was given by the National Institute of health and labeled these people with metabolic syndrome when >3 parameters were found.
|Waist size in males||>40 inches|
|Waist size in females||>35 inches|
|Blood pressure||130/85 or more|
|Fasting blood glucose||>110 mg/dL|
|HDL-cholesterol in men||<40 mg/dL|
|HDL-cholesterol in woman||<50 mg/dL|
Please can see more details about metabolic syndrome on the following link.