HL7 Terminology
2.1.0 - Publication

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NamingSystem: METABOLIC SYNDROME

Summary

Defining URLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/metabolicSyndrome
NameMetabolicSyndrome
Statusactive
Definition

A collection of metabolic risk factors in one individual. The root causes of metabolic syndrome are overweight / obesity, physical inactivity, and genetic factors. Various risk factors have been included in metabolic syndrome. Factors generally accepted as being characteristic of this syndrome include abdominal obesity, atherogenic dyslipidemia, raised blood pressure, insulin resistence with or without glucose intolerance, prothrombotic state, and proinflammatory state.

PublisherWHICH

Identifiers

TypeValuePreferred
OID2.16.840.1.113883.6.249true
URIhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/metabolicSyndrometrue