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Insulin Resistance

Metabolic Syndrome = Insulin Resistance

“You’re telling me I have a condition I’ve never heard of, but it’s dangerous because now I’m likely to get diabetes, or heart disease…or cancer?” I'd hoped to raise the subject more delicately, but it was hard to avoid my concern about the metabolic problems in her recent tests. Marilyn had been teetering on the edge of diabetes for years, and already had high blood pressure. On some level she always thought that if she really had to she could fix that diabetic problem—if it ever happened.