Tag Archives: metabolic syndrome

Vitamin D Levels Associated with Risk of the Metabolic Syndrome

Higher vitamin D levels correlate with lower risk of metabolic syndrome in older individuals, according to a new study published in March 2015. Metabolic syndrome is characterized by abdominal obesity, elevated blood pressure, blood sugar, and triglycerides and low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C). The researchers evaluated 3,240 middle-aged and elderly adults with a…

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March 19, 2015

The Father’s Day Gift that Keeps on Giving

The Father’s Day Gift that Keeps on Giving Provided courtesy of our content partners, Labrix Clinical Services, LLC June is the month when we celebrate our fathers and grandfathers, but did you know that it is also Men’s Health Month? The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems…

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June 10, 2014