Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome
Metabolic Syndrome, the collection of health risks that increase your chance of developing heart disease, stroke and diabetes, is well covered by MEDLINEplus. This page provides links to sites which explain the syndrome, the diagnosis and treatment. Also, included are sites about clinical trials, research and the latest news. All links have been reviewed by medical librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
Metabolic Syndrome
(American Heart Association)
This page explains what metabolic syndrome is and how it is related to heart disease. It discusses who is at risk for having it and how it is diagnosed. The AHA provides recommendations for managing this syndrome and references for more information.
Metabolic syndrome
(Mayo Clinic)
The provides an understandable definition of metabolic syndrome, as well as signs and symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment. It also gives prevention information.

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