Metabolic Syndrome in Type 1 Increases Risk for Complications

Metabolic syndrome is the term for a group of risk factors (including abdominal obesity, high triglycerides, and high blood pressure) that have often been discussed in terms of increasing a person’s risk for type 2 diabetes. However, researchers say metabolic syndrome also poses risks for people with type 1, increasing their risk for serious complications of diabetes — and metabolic syndrome is more common in people with type 1 than in the general population. Read more

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