Metabolic Syndrome Course

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This course covers topics related to Metabolic Syndrome. You may wish to do all the modules within this course in one sitting, or you may do only part and return later. The system will save your progress and return you to your spot the next time you login.

Metabolic Syndrome Modules

Metabolic Syndrome is a cluster of conditions that occur together, increasing your risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. It is important to know your numbers because having metabolic syndrome can increase your risk for health problems, even if they’re only moderately elevated. High blood pressure greatly increases your risk of heart disease or stroke. In this module, we will learn what metabolic syndrome is, risk factors and how to lower your risk and how to set a SMART goal.

As part two of Understanding Metabolic Syndrome, we will learn about causes and increased risks for metabolic syndrome. Some risks can be controlled, while others cannot. We will also review how setting SMART goals helps us tackle health conditions in a manageable way.

As part three of Understanding Metabolic Syndrome, we will learn what the possible complications of Metabolic Syndrome are, as well as how it is treated. A healthy lifestyle is a lifelong commitment and successfully controlling metabolic syndrome requires long-term effort. We will also review how setting SMART goals helps us tackle health conditions in a manageable way.

IMPORTANT: In order to get credit for completing this course, be sure to click "Continue" through all of the modules until you see the message "Learning path is completed":



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