Forty seven million Americans, 1 out of every 6 people, have Metabolic Syndrome. It is not a disease. Rather, it is a collection of risk factors for cardiac disease and dementia. The syndrome directly relates to insulin resistance.
Belly fat? High cholesterol? High blood pressure? High triglycerides? Diabetes?
If you have any 3 of these 5 conditions, you have Metabolic Syndrome.
It is a Reversible condition.
Classes will meet for two months on the second and fourth Thursdays from 1 to 3 pm. On alternate Thursdays, students may stop by the Angleton office from 1 to 2 pm and weigh in, browse recipes, and chat.
Photo: Audery Calhoun has stopped using insulin and lost weight on the keto diet.