Islets of Hope for persons with metabolic sydrome (x)
Article by Lahle Wolfe, 03/25/2006. For reprint information e-mail Editor@isletsofhope.com
More Information about Metabolic Disorders
Lifestyle Changes - Diet, Exercise, Sports, Stress Management
Prediabetes, previously called Impaired Fasting Glucose (IFG) or Impaired Glucose Tolerance (IGT) and can be classified as part of the larger syndrome, Insulin Resistance Syndrome.
Confused? See our Chart Comparison of major metabolic disorders
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Metabolic Syndrome, or Syndrome X print this page
Metabolic Syndrome, sometimes also called Metabolic Syndrome X was formerly called "Syndrome X." It is the same thing as Insulin Resistance Syndrome (IRS) which is now the most commonly used and accepted term for this multifaceted metabolic disorder.
Prediabetes, was previously called Impaired Fasting Glucose (IFG) sometimes still called Impaired Glucose Tolerance (IGT) and can be classified as part of the larger disorder, Insulin Resistance Syndrome, but it is not the same thing as IRS.
Please read our section on Insulin Resistance and Insulin Resistance Syndrome (IRS) to learn about this disorder that seems to go by many names.
Confused? See our Chart Comparison between Insulin Resistance, Insulin Resistance Syndrome (IRS), Prediabetes, Types 1 and 2 Diabetes, and Gestational Diabetes detailing the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of these major metabolic disorders.
Books About Metabolic Disorders
The Insulin Resistance Diet
Gerald Reaven, M.D., Syndrome X: The Silent Killer
The New Glucose Revolution Pocket Guide to Metabolic Syndrome
Page Updated 10/04/2006