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Topic Title: Metabolic Syndrome
Created On: 05/20/2015 11:55 AM
 05/20/2015 11:55 AM

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<p>A person is diagnosed with metabolic syndrome when they have three or more risk factors for the condition, such as abdominal obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.&#160;</p>
<p>&#160;Fast facts about metabolic syndrome</p>
<li>The more risk factors a person has for metabolic syndrome, the more likely they are to develop associated conditions</li>
<li>Overweight and obesity, physical inactivity and genetic factors are just some of the underlying causes of metabolic syndrome</li>
<li>Lifestyle changes - such as&#160;quitting smoking&#160;and adopting a healthy diet - are the best way to prevent or treat metabolic syndrome.[img=500x333]http://ams.body1.com/assets/healthcare/metabolic_syndrome_05_20.jpg[/img]</li>

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 Thanks for that Andre77 ... though in this area where you've posted "Type 1 Diabetes" - we already know we've got diabetes (50+ years for me).   DiabetesUK has a pretty good description of ...

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