Significance of microalbuminuria in metabolic syndrome

Authors:A.Krishnaveni, ANR.Lakshmi, P.Paramjyothi
Int J Biol Med Res. 2012; 3(3): 2093-2098  |  PDF File

Abstract

Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome are current problems in the society. They lead to Cardio vascular problems and Diabetes. Metabolic Syndrome is a cluster of abnormalities seen in persons with increased waist circumference who were having increased levels of fasting blood glucose, postprandial blood glucose, Microalbuminuria, elevated blood pressure and decreased levels of HDL. In my study, it is observed that Microalbuminunia is significantly associated with other features of Metabolic Syndrome and it is the earliest sign in this condition. So it is like a warning sign to the physician about the problems of the vascular wall. MA at this stage is reversible if the person adopts simple changes in lifestyle like loosing weight by regular exercise and healthy diet habits. So there should be a screening for MA biannually in the obese persons.