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One Third of US Adults with Metabolic Syndrome: What is it, and why worry? – Dennis Thompson

More than one-third of U.S. adults have a combination of health problems collectively known as metabolic syndrome that increase the risk of┬áheart diseaseand┬ádiabetes, according to new research. What’s worse, the researchers found the rate of metabolic syndrome increases dramatically with age. Almost half of people 60 or older in the United States have metabolic syndrome, the study found. “That’s concerning, …