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Can Metabolic Syndrome Lead to Diabetes & Heart Disease?

Posted by Candace Burch on Thursday, 03 October

b2ap3_thumbnail_All-the-Purple-Ladies.jpgLast week we discussed how shifting hormone levels can lead to fat storage. This week we continue the discussion on the link between hormones and weight gain.

Chances are that many of your patients have never heard of insulin resistance or metabolic syndrome. And yet this cluster of conditions and symptoms has become synonymous in the medical literature with dramatically higher risks for diabetes and heart disease.

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