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Diabetes
January 25, 2014

Metabolic syndrome? What’s that?!

It’s a health condition that everyone’s talking about, but very few people actually know what it is. And although metabolic syndrome was only identified less than 20 years ago, it has become as widespread as pimples and the common cold. Metabolic syndrome isn’t a disease in itself - it’s actually a cluster of risk factors which include insulin resistance, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, unhealthy cholesterol levels and abdominal fat. Obviously, having any one of these risk factors isn't good, but when combined, they set the stage for some serious health problems. Together, these risk factors double your risk…
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