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metabolic syndrome

Line breaks: meta|bol¦ic syn|drome

Definition of metabolic syndrome in English:

noun

Medicine
A cluster of biochemical and physiological abnormalities associated with the development of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes: the new research may suggest treatments to combat metabolic syndrome, such as anti-inflammatory drugs
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  • Elders with both the metabolic syndrome and high levels of inflammation in the blood are particularly at risk, according to the research.
  • Initially, researchers obtain a DNA sample from the patient and then collect information on the patient's personal and family history of metabolic syndrome and history of noncompliance.
  • Another new feature of the guidelines is an emphasis on treating people with metabolic syndrome, which is closely linked to insulin resistance.

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