Metabolic Syndrome

What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is a condition characterized by the presence diabetes, obesity and high blood pressure. These conditions increase the risk of cardiovascular illnesses such as stroke and heart disease. Individually, diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity can lead to vascular damage, but a combination of these illnesses is particularly dangerous.

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Glucose-lowering drug reduces obesity indices in children and adolescents, study shows

Glucose-lowering drug reduces obesity indices in children and adolescents, study shows

Individual clinical judgments needed for prescribing aspirin in primary prevention

Individual clinical judgments needed for prescribing aspirin in primary prevention

Improving ability to predict autism risk with few drops of blood

Improving ability to predict autism risk with few drops of blood

Novel drug combination discovered to induce high rates of human beta cell proliferation

Novel drug combination discovered to induce high rates of human beta cell proliferation

High testosterone in women ups risk for cancer, diabetes, and metabolic disease

High testosterone in women ups risk for cancer, diabetes, and metabolic disease

Shift workers at increased risk for sleep disorders and metabolic syndrome

Shift workers at increased risk for sleep disorders and metabolic syndrome

UTHSC researchers receive $1.98 million grant for novel approach to studying diabetes

UTHSC researchers receive $1.98 million grant for novel approach to studying diabetes

Adolescents with PCOS and obesity have more 'unhealthy' gut bacteria

Adolescents with PCOS and obesity have more 'unhealthy' gut bacteria

Holistic Approaches to Psoriasis Treatment

Holistic Approaches to Psoriasis Treatment

Lack of exposure to sunlight may increase metabolic syndrome risk

Lack of exposure to sunlight may increase metabolic syndrome risk

Smoking dormant HIV virus out into the open to develop a cure

Smoking dormant HIV virus out into the open to develop a cure

Scientists develop an approach to vaccinate against gut inflammation

Scientists develop an approach to vaccinate against gut inflammation

Jefferson hotspotting program uses team-based model to addresses hospital 'super utilizers'

Jefferson hotspotting program uses team-based model to addresses hospital 'super utilizers'

New approach to alter intestinal microbiota and protect against inflammatory diseases

New approach to alter intestinal microbiota and protect against inflammatory diseases

Time-restricted eating can help treat metabolic syndrome

Time-restricted eating can help treat metabolic syndrome

Study finds major sex differences when considering link between psoriasis and metabolic disorders

Study finds major sex differences when considering link between psoriasis and metabolic disorders

Hibernators reveal genetic clues to better understand and treat obesity, metabolic disorders

Hibernators reveal genetic clues to better understand and treat obesity, metabolic disorders

Studying the genomes of hibernating mammals could improve understanding and treatment of obesity

Studying the genomes of hibernating mammals could improve understanding and treatment of obesity

Hops compounds may combat metabolic syndrome by changing the gut microbiome

Hops compounds may combat metabolic syndrome by changing the gut microbiome

Chinese scientists suggest alternative strategy for combating obesity

Chinese scientists suggest alternative strategy for combating obesity