Pages tagged: obesity

One measure for obesity is determined by body mass index (BMI), which is a formula of kilograms divided by height...

Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is also called Reaven syndrome, insulin resistance syndrome, or Metabolic Syndrome X. People with metabolic syndrome have a clustering of the...

Heart Disease Risk Factors

Cardiovascular disease can take many forms: high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, stroke, or arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)....

Metabolic Syndrome: The Perfect Storm

Metabolic syndrome has become increasingly common in the United States. Also called “pre-diabetes,” this is a serious health condition that...