Diagnostic Criteria - Metabolic Syndrome Criteria (AHA/NHLBI 2005)

Metabolic Syndrome Criteria (AHA/NHLBI 2005)

Select Criteria:
Abdominal obesity (male waist > 40 in ; female waist > 35 in) (1 point)
Triglycerides >= 150 mg/dL or on TG lowering Rx (1 point)
HDL cholesterol (male < 40; female < 50) or on HDL improvement Rx (1 point)
Blood pressure >=130/>=85 or on BP Rx (1 point)
Fasting glucose >= 100 mg/dL or on Glu lowering Rx (1 point)
Results: Total Criteria Point Count:
Metabolic Syndrome
0-2 Points:Absent
3-5 Points:Present
This criteria set was proposed by the American Heart Association and the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.
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