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Let's Talk About Metabolic Syndrome (Syndrome X)

…to being the driving force behind type 2 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…

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Metabolic Syndrome

…known as metabolic syndrome. Identified in the mid-1980s by Stanford University researcher Gerald Reaven, MD, metabolic syndrome, initially called syndrome X, is a cluster of disorders that includes obesity, high blood pressure, elevated triglycerides, low HDL cholesterol (often referred to as “good”…

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Diabetes and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

…, 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 in, the pancreas secretes…

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