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Table 1 Metabolic syndrome definition

From: Metabolic syndrome and the skin: a more than superficial association. Reviewing the association between skin diseases and metabolic syndrome and a clinical decision algorithm for high risk patients

  WHO EGIR
1999
NCEP ATPIII IDF 2005 Harmonized criteria
Criteria Insulin resistance IGF, OFG, TDM 2, evidence of IR plus two of the five Hyperinsulinemia plus two of four None absolute three of five Central obesity obligatory Three or more
Obesity Waist/hip ratio > 0.90 M > 0.85 F or BMI > 30 kg/m2 Waist circumference > 94 cm M > 80 cm F Waist circumference > 40 in. M > 35 in. F Waist circumference > 94 cm M > 80 cm F Waist circumference > 90 cm M > 80 cm F
Hyperglycemia Insulin resistance Insulin resistance Fasting glucose > 100 mg Fasting glucose > 100 mg Fasting glucose > 5.6 mmol/l or T2DM
Dyslipidemia Triglycerides > 150 mg/dl
HDL < 35 mg/dl M < 39 mg/dl F
TG > 177 mg/dl
HDL < 39 mg/dl
TG > 150 mg/dl TG > 150 mg/dl TG > 1.69 mmol/l or on previous antilipidemic treatment
Dyslipidemia seperate    HDL < 40 mg/dl M
< 50 mg/dl
HDL < 40 mg/dl M
<50 mg/dl
HDL < 1.03 mmol/l M
< 1.29 mmol/l F
Hypertension > 140/90 mmHg > 140/90 mmHg > 130/85 mmHg > 130/85 mmHg > 130/85 mmHg or known hypertension
Other Microalbuminemia