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Syndrome X Managing Insulin Resistance by Deborah S. Romaine

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Published by HarperTorch .
Written in English


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Number of Pages224
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Open LibraryOL7435551M
ISBN 100380814447
ISBN 109780380814442
OCLC/WorldCa45577194

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About the Author Gerald Reaven, M.D., Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, discovered Syndrome X. A world-renowned endocrinologist, he has received a wide array of scientific awards and has served as director of the division of endocrinology and metabolism, among other posts, at Stanford's School of Medicine/5(19).   Living with Klinefelter Syndrome (47,XXY) Trisomy X (47,XXX) XYY: A guide for families and individuals affected by X and Y chromosome variations by Virginia Isaacs Cover | Mar 1, out of 5 stars Living with Klinefelter Syndrome, Trisomy X, XYY: A guide for families and individuals affected by X and Y chromosome variations by Cover MSW, Virginia Isaacs | Mar 1, out of 5 stars   Syndrome X, or the metabolic syndrome, affects up to 70 million Americans. It is the variable combination of obesity, high blood cholesterol and high blood pressure, linked by the presence of insulin resistance. Stephen Holt, M.D. expands the concepts of Syndrome X to Syndrome X, Y and Z in a new, novel and elegant : Stephen Holt.

"Syndrome X could very well be the next public health crisis, and the information in this book can keep you from being another statistic." - Fred Pescatore, M.D. nutritionally oriented insulin-resistance specialist Syndrome X is a common condition many people don't realize they have. It's the combination of insulin resistance with extra weight.   To our knowledge, Book syndrome has only been reported in one, large Swedish family (25 cases in 4 generations) and in one other isolated case. The signs and symptoms reported in the Swedish family included premolar aplasia (when the premolars fail to develop); excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis); and early whitening of the whitening of the hair was the most constant . Syndrome X is also known as the Metabolic Syndrome, Insulin Resistance or Pre-Diabetes. It can best be described as the chemical imbalance that makes your body store fat. This chemical imbalance also stops you burning fat. The key to weight loss is you must get your insulin working better which will get your insulin levels down.   In Syndrome, a doctor with a radical theory decides to fix the chemical imbalance in the mind of a serial killer to remove his evil impulses. To do that, he experiments on the killer in a controlled environment which is an isolated movie set/5.

Brooke Megan Greenberg (January 8, – Octo ) was an American who remained physically and cognitively similar to a toddler, despite her increasing was about 30 in (76 cm) tall, weighed about 16 lb ( kg) and had an estimated mental age of nine months to one year. Brooke's doctors termed her condition Syndrome XBorn: Brooke Megan Greenberg, January 8, . Metabolic syndrome is a group of risk factors -- high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high triglycerides, low HDL cholesterol, and belly fat -- that increases risk of heart disease and diabetes.   “one way to guard against Syndrome X is to ignore the “best” medical advice, to shun the low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet everyone “knows” is good for theheart. If you have Syndrome X—and 60–75 million Americans do— that “good” diet can be deadly/5(3). The National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Adult Treatment Panel (ATP) III guidelines suggested that a diagnosis of metabolic syndrome (previously known as syndrome X) where three or more of the following risk factors are present.