This healthcast is about the most common disease you know nothing about, the metabolic syndrome. Affecting more than 50 million Americans and 1 and 1/4 billion people worldwide, it:
- Causes a high incidence of disease and death due to heart attacks and strokes
- Is increasing as we get increasingly fat and exercise less and less
- Is completely reversible with changes in lifestyle
Length: 15 minutes
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