Alcohol and Metabolic Syndrome
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|Tue, 08-12-2008 - 10:13pm|
The study, expected to be published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, defines excess drinking as more than two drinks per day for men or one drink a day for women. Binge drinkers are also considered to be at an increased risk.
Conditions of metabolic syndrome include obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes.