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Treatment of Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome involves multiple risk factors so it is important for you and your doctor to carefully monitor your health. In general, make sure that you and your doctor regularly check your weight, glucose levels, cholesterol levels, and blood pressure. Metabolic syndrome can be managed by treating and controlling underlying risk factors.

Treatment involves:

References:

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How is metabolic syndrome treated? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website. Available at:
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Updated November 3, 2011. Accessed May 10, 2013.
Metabolic syndrome in adults. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.... Updated March 11, 2016. Accessed September 23, 2016.
Prevention and treatment of metabolic syndrome. American Heart Association website. Available at:
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Updated August 24, 2012. Accessed May 10, 2013.
Last reviewed June 2016 by James Cornell, MD
Last Updated: 5/20/2015

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