• MetS
  • These criteria differ in several aspects, including the cut-off points of waist circumference (WC), handling of the WC component (prerequisite or optional for the diagnosis of MetS), and the criteria of hyperglycemia and dyslipidemia. (biomedcentral.com)
  • prevalence
  • Reports from Lagos, Nigeria, for instance, showed the prevalence rate of metabolic syndrome as high as over 80% among diabetic patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • The study revealed a prevalence of metabolic syndrome affected 68% of Central Europe, 60% of the Atlantic European Mainland, 52% of the Mediterranean regions and 50% of Northwest Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cushing's
  • Evidence for the relationship between cortisol and central fat distribution has primarily been studied in individuals with Cushing's syndrome. (wikipedia.org)