’Tis the season to make impossible-to-keep resolutions concerning my type 2 diabetes care. Lose 10 pounds in 2 weeks! Take up marathoning!
Given how common metabolic syndrome is -- it's estimated that one out of four people meet the criteria -- everyone should be worried about their risk factors. After all, metabolic syndrome can dramatically increase your risk of serious health problems, such as diabetes, heart attacks, and strokes -- yet often people don't even know what it is.