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  • Dr. Nelly Silvis

    In Practice Since (year) 1984

    DSc Dietetics (PUCHE)

    Practice number: 8400946

    Insulin resistance, gut related diseases

    Other info:

    Checklist for Insulin Resistance syndrome
    Diagnostic criteria  (NCEP ATPIII report, 2001)
    3 or more of the following:

    fasting glucose > 6.1 mmol/L
    triglycerides > 1.7 mmol/L
    HDL  < 1.0 mmol/L (M)
              < 1.3 mmol/L (F)
    Blood pressure > 130/85
    Waist  > 102 cm (M)
                > 88 cm (F)

    Associated clinical features
    Acanthosis nigricans and skin tags
    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
    Sleep-disordered breathing
    á crp (chronic low grade infection)
    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Childhood obesity
    Hyperuricemia and gout

    Office hours: Mon, Tues, & Fri 8h00-14h30. Wed & Thurs 12h00-17h00
    Telephone number: 012 344-1066 (ZAH ext 259)
    Fax number: 012 344-1066
    Physical address:

    Zuid-Afrikaans Hospital, Clinic 2, Lower Ground Floor, Suite 16

    Postal address:

    P.O. Box 2227, Brooklyn Square, 0075

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