Jennifer Hone MD


Metabolic Syndrome

Discusses metabolic syndrome, a group of health problems that increase risk for diabetes and heart disease (coronary artery disease). Covers risk factors like obesity, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Covers diet and exercise to improve health.

Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions related to the body’s metabolism. These conditions include excess body fat (particularly abdominal obesity); elevated triglycerides, blood pressure, and blood sugar; and low HDL cholesterol (the “good” cholesterol). Metabolic syndrome is closely linked to insulin resistance…

Body Fat Distribution

Body fat distribution varies. Some people may be apple-shaped and carry most of their excess body fat around the stomach. Other people may be pear-shaped and carry most of their excess body fat around the hips, buttocks, and thighs. You can check to see if you are apple- or pear-shaped by dividing your waist measurement…

Distribución de la grasa corporal

La distribución de la grasa corporal varía. Algunas personas pueden tener el cuerpo en forma de manzana y tener la mayor parte del exceso de grasa corporal alrededor del estómago. Otras personas pueden tener el cuerpo en forma de pera y tener la mayor parte del exceso de grasa corporal alrededor de las caderas, las…