Cardiometabolic Syndrome

by | Jul 20, 2016 | Articles, Conditions, Diabetes, Heart

Cardiometabolic syndrome, or metabolic syndrome, is a cluster of conditions — including high blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, high triglyceride levels, low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and excess body fat around your waist — which occur together. If you have at least three of these conditions, you have metabolic syndrome, and your risk of developing cardiovascular disease or diabetes is greatly increased.  However, intervention and treatment in a comprehensive program can decrease your cardiovascular risk and prevent the onset of diabetes.

Part of our new patient visit includes a separate 30 min appointment to assess your cardiometabolic risk factors.

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