Syndrome X

Let's Talk About Metabolic Syndrome (Syndrome X)

…diabetes, insulin resistance is also part and parcel of a condition called metabolic syndrome (formerly syndrome X). Identified in the mid-1980s by Stanford University researcher Gerald Reaven, MD, metabolic syndrome is a cluster of disorders that includes obesity (particularly abdominal obesity),…

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Diabetes and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

…fibrosis, and loss of liver function. The most significant risk factors for progression include type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome (formerly called syndrome X). The unifying link in both of these disorders is insulin resistance. When the cells resist insulin’s signals to let glucose…

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6 Surprising Benefits of Vitamin D

…levels. Low testosterone levels are a known risk factor for several conditions including depression, fatigue, weight gain, bone loss, metabolic syndrome, and reduced libido. A study from the Harvard School of Public Health found that higher levels of vitamin D correlated with higher levels of…

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