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Screening for Metabolic Syndrome
Screening Guidelines for Central Obesity
Screening Guidelines for Blood Pressure
Screening Guidelines for Cholesterol
Screening Guidelines for Blood Glucose
- Physical inactivity
- Family history
- African American, Native American, Latino, Asian American, or Pacific Islander ethnicity
- History of gestational diabetes or birth of baby weighing over 9 pounds
- Blood pressure at or above 140/90 mm Hg
- HDL cholesterol under 35 mg/dL or triglycerides over 250 mg/dL
- Women with polycystic ovary syndrome
- Previous glucose testing indicating higher than normal results
- History of cardiovascular disease
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Third Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III): Executive Summary. National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health website. Available at: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/cholesterol/atp3xsum.pdf . Accessed May 10, 2013.
US Preventive Services Task Force. Screening for high blood pressure: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force reaffirmation recommendation statement. Ann Intern Med . 2007;147(11):783-786.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 05/2014
- Update Date: 05/07/2014