Blood test for metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is something we've been hearing a lot about. It's a group of related disorders, such as obesity, high cholesterol, blood pressure and glucose levels, that can lead to a higher risk of heart disease and diabetes.

This new blood test found people with high levels of a type of damaged cholesterol were at greatest risk.

Experts say identifying metabolic syndrome as soon as possible could lead to preventing further damage.

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