Metabolic Syndrome, Part II: Managing Metabolic Syndrome

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In the second of a two-part series, Paul and Howard talk about metabolic syndrome, in particular about how its effects can be reduced, and even eliminated. There is a Fairly Crap Transcript™ here.


  • What metabolic syndrome is, a review
  • How “area under the curve” influences fixing the problem
  • The relative role of diet, exercise, drugs, and surgery in managing some of the causes of metabolic syndrome

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Paul Kedrosky is a frequently injured athlete who, when he isn’t rehabbing, is also a venture investor. Howard Luks is a top sports orthopedic surgeon.

Music & Disclaimers:

  • Crossing the Chasm by Kevin MacLeod Link: License:
  • Marty Gots A Plan by Kevin MacLeod Link: License:

Disclaimers apply and can be heard at the end of the episode

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