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Should you quit smoking if you have metabolic syndrome?

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It's not a risk factor for what’s considered metabolic syndrome, yet smoking greatly increases your risk of blood vessel and heart disease. And people with metabolic syndrome have higher odds of both, as well as diabetes.

From: How Do You Treat Metabolic Syndrome? WebMD Medical Reference

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Deen, D. June 15, 2004. American Family Physician,

Grundy, S. , Oct. 25, 2005. Circulation

Wannamethee, A. , Feb. 15, 2006. JAMA

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on February 16, 2019

SOURCES: 

Deen, D. June 15, 2004. American Family Physician,

Grundy, S. , Oct. 25, 2005. Circulation

Wannamethee, A. , Feb. 15, 2006. JAMA

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on February 16, 2019

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