Metabolic Syndrome the Gynecologist’s Approach
Metabolic syndrome represents a constellation of symptoms that includes abdominal obesity, lipid abnormalities, and elevated serum glucose. Given that metabolic syndrome affects a high percentage of women and is a risk factor for future cardiovascular disease, gynecologists are in a unique position to recognize and provide initial management for affected patients. The following review will outline screening and basic management strategies for women with metabolic syndrome.
Keywords: low HDL, PCOS-affected adolescents, hormone therapy, Metformin, Diabetes Mellitus
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