Measure your Risk of Heart Attack Triggered by Metabolic Syndrome

 


Give yourself

1.

Fasting glucose level is greater than 6.0 mmol/L or your 2 hour glucose on a Glucose Tolerance test is greater than 7.8 mmol/L.

3 points

2.

Your fasting triglyceride level is greater than 2.3 mmol/L.

3 points

3.

Your fasting HDL cholesterol level is less than 0.9 mmol/L (men)

3 points

4.

Your blood pressure is greater than 140/90.

3 points

5.

Weight check reveals that you are more than 15lbs overweight.

1 point

6.

Family has a history of heart disease, high blood pressure or diabetes.

1 point

7.

Lifestyle is characterized by physical inactivity in both work and leisure.

0.5 points

 

Total score:_____


Your risk of Heart Attack triggered by Metabolic Syndrome is:

0-4 points

Low

5-8 points

Moderate

9-12 points

High

13 points or more

Very High