Healthy U: Metabolic Syndrome

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Healthy U: Metabolic Syndrome

Program on March 26, 2015

Cass County Health System continues the Healthy U lunch series on March 26th with “Metabolic Syndrome: What You Need to Know.”

Metabolic Syndrome is a group of medical conditions that increase the risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Typically, it involves high blood pressure, high blood sugar level, excess body fat, and high cholesterol levels.

According to the American Heart Association, “Individuals with metabolic syndrome have about a two-fold increase in risk for heart attack or stroke when compared with individuals who do not have metabolic syndrome.”

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