Metabolic disorders in women during climacterium
Trastornos metabólicos de mujeres en el climaterio

José Manuel Muñoz Enciso, Enrique Rosales Aujang, Raúl Arias Ulloa
2013 Ginecología y Obstetricia de México  
As part of preventive medicine climacteric and menopause clinics should identify the chronic-degenerative diseases that accompany this stage of women and which are increasing as the age increases. To dentify following chronic degenerative diseases that occur during climacteric: diabetes, hypertension, obesity and dyslipidemia. A descriptive and transversal study was performed with 688 patients in the clinic of the climacteric and menopause, 98 were removed for failing to comply with all the
more » ... ly with all the requirements that included: determining serum glucose and lipids, weight, height, diameter of waist and hip. Controls were done every three to four months forming two groups: menopause and perimenopause. The average age of menopause was 47.5 years, in which predominated the chronic degenerative diseases, highlighting the overweight and obesity (66%), dyslipidemia (59%), hypertension (22%) and diabetes (19%). The gynecologist must be attentive to identify early risk factors for chronic degenerative diseases from the reproductive stage.
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