Metabolic Syndrome


Metabolic syndrome, also known as “Syndrome X”, is a combination of medical disorders that increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes.

The symptoms include:

Some studies estimate the prevalence in the USA to be up to 25% of the population.

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References; Ford ES, Giles WH, Dietz WH (2002). Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among US adults: findings from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. JAMA 287(3):356-359. PMID 11790215

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