About Metabolic Syndrome
Metabolic syndrome is a combination of disorders that multiply a person's risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke.
Symptoms & Diagnosis
Many of the disorders that make up metabolic syndrome have no symptoms until severe damage has been done, so it's important to understand and discuss these conditions with your healthcare provider.
Metabolic Syndrome Matters
Metabolic syndrome is dangerous because when individual conditions are seen together in a person, the likelihood increases for heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
Prevention & Treatment
By working with your healthcare professional, metabolic syndrome is treatable and you can reduce your risks. Discover what you can do to prevent and treat metabolic syndrome.
Your Risk for Metabolic Syndrome
Certain risk factors can't be changed and others can by making healthy choices. Find out your risk and what you can do to reduce your odds for cardiovascular problems.
Our Interactive Cardiovascular Library has detailed animations and illustrations to help you learn about conditions, treatments and procedures related to heart disease and stroke.
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