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: Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgery
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Last reviewed May 2015 by Kim A. Carmichael, MD, FACP
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