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The following six questions concern Rebecca, who is 36 years old, weighs 182 lb, and is 5 ft 4 in. tall. She just found out her LDL cholesterol is 170 and her HDL is 37.

Rebecca should be assessed for metabolic syndrome.

Chapter 17, Problem 9RQ, The following six questions concern Rebecca, who is 36 years old, weighs 182 lb, and is 5 ft 4 in.

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Person R should be assessed for metabolic syndrome” is true or false.

Introduction: Metabolic syndrome refers to the presence of a combination of altered metabolic conditions in an individual such as abdominal obesity, high blood pressure, altered lipid profile, elevated blood glucose levels, and so on.

Explanation

It is given that the weight of Person R is 182 lb (82.5 kg) and height is 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) and her low-density lipoprotein (LDL) profile is 170 and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) profile is 37.

The following is a list of some common characteristics in any metabolic syndrome:

  1. 1. Obesity with large waist circumference.
  2. 2. Low HDL levels (< 50 mg/dL in women and < 40 mg/dL in men)...

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