Connections: Understanding metabolic syndrome
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions that can lead to chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and more. Researchers say it can sometimes be reversed with lifestyle changes.
We talk about metabolic syndrome with the experts and a patient. Our guests:
- Lynda Powell, Charles J. and Margaret Roberts Professor of Preventive Medicine, and chairperson of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Rush Medical College in Chicago
- Barbara Lohse, professor of health sciences and head of the Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition, and director of the NEEDSs Center at RIT
- Pamela Rhode, patient who successfully reversed her metabolic syndrome through lifestyle changes