Metabolic Syndrome | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • I have type 2 diabetes. Is it possible I have metabolic syndrome?
  • I have metabolic syndrome. Should I be screened for diabetes?
  • Should I talk with a dietitian about changing the way I eat?
  • What kind of exercise is best for me?
  • Are there any medicines I should take for metabolic syndrome?
  • My mother has diabetes. Am I at higher risk of developing metabolic syndrome?

Source

Metabolic Syndrome: Time for Action by Darwin Deen, M.D., M.S. (American Family Physician June 15, 2004, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20040615/2875.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 01/05

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