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Metabolic Syndrome

Women and Metabolic Syndrome

High blood pressure. Extra fat around the middle. High blood sugar. These health conditions are not good. And when you combine them, you have a group of risk factors that equal metabolic syndrome, a condition that's becoming more and more common in the United States.

While metabolic syndrome is not a disease itself, it is a condition that can pose some serious dangers to your health. Metabolic syndrome increases your risk for coronary artery disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes. Sanford Women's is here for you. To help you control the condition, be aware and make positive lifestyle changes.

To learn more about risk factors and diagnosing and treating metabolic syndrome, click here.