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Treatment of Metabolic Syndrome

  • Amy Scholten, MPH
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Treatment of Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a group of risk factors. Following a treatment plan can help control them. This will lower the risk of serious health problems. Regular doctor visits are important. The doctor will check weight, glucose, cholesterol, and blood pressure.

Treatment of metabolic syndrome includes:


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  • Metabolic syndrome. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website. Available at: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/metabolic-syndrome.
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  • Prevention and treatment of metabolic syndrome. American Heart Association website. Available at: https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/metabolic-syndrome/prevention-and-treatment-of-metabolic-syndrome.


  • Marcin Chwistek, MD
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This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.