Síndrome metabólico en la menopausia, conceptos clave

Rojas J., Sara; Lopera V., Johan Sebastián; Cardona V., Jonathan; Vargas G., Natalia; Hormaza A., María Patricia
March 2014
Revista Chilena de Obstetricia y Ginecología;2014, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p121
Academic Journal
The transition experienced by women menopause is associated with the development of features of the metabolic syndrome (MS), among which include: increased core abdominal fat, abnormal lipid profile and insulin resistance. Therefore, the prevalence of MS is increased with menopause up to 60%. The real importance of factors that influence cardiovascular risk in postmenopausal women is far from determined with accuracy and certainty; these patients should be treated early and comprehensive in order to reduce their mortality.


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