Metabolic Syndrome | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • 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?


Metabolic Syndrome: Time for Action by Darwin Deen, M.D., M.S. (American Family Physician June 15, 2004,

Written by editorial staff

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