1. Raised blood pressure
2. Increased girth *
3. Raised fasting triglycerides
4. High-density lipoprotein cholesterol
* In addition to measuring weight, height and calculating lean body mass index.
Sources: Medscape – Screen for five markers to ward off heart disease and diabetes by Marlene Busko / Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism / Endocrine Society
If you want to know your state of health, ask for an appointment with Dr. Salvador Álvarez, G.P. and Family Medicine Specialist.
October 9, 2019
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