Metabolic Syndrome: Myths, Assessment Tools, Novel Treatments and More
March 29, 2022
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions that increase the risk of many chronic illnesses such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and liver disease. One-third of US adults have metabolic syndrome, including 80 per cent of those who are obese.
This disease is a chronic inflammatory condition and it’s treatable. According to renowned bariatric surgeon and weight loss specialist Dr. Peter Billing, metabolic surgery is one of the most effective tools for treating metabolic syndrome.
Here’s your chance to learn about:
- what causes metabolic syndrome
- tools to assess a patient
- why diets fail
- how to treat the condition
Watch our recent webinar Novel Tools for Managing Metabolic Syndrome featuring Dr. Billing to learn more about this emerging health crisis and the ways you can manage patients in your practice.