Metabolic syndrome

Insulin resistance syndrome; Syndrome X

Metabolic syndrome is a name for a group of risk factors that occur together and increase the chance of having coronary artery disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes.

Abdominal girth measurement

The measurement of the abdominal girth may be helpful in diagnosing abdominal distention, which commonly results from intestinal gas or fluid. Increased abdominal girth may also indicate disease of the intestines or liver.


Exams and Tests


Outlook (Prognosis)

When to Contact a Medical Professional