Philip A. Ades, M.D. http://www.eatingwell.com/taxonomy/term/867/all en Understanding Metabolic Syndrome http://www.eatingwell.com/diet_health/heart_health/understanding_metabolic_syndrome <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Metabolic Syndrome </div> </div> </div> <p>Metabolic syndrome is a collection of risk factors that are directly related to the presence of abdominal obesity. It is characterized by &quot;insulin resistance,&quot; which is a prediabetic state and markedly increases the chance that you will develop coronary heart disease and/or diabetes. It is a very significant risk factor and calls for emergency preventive measures.</p> <p>A diagnosis of metabolic syndrome requires the presence of any three of the following five factors:</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Philip A. 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