Metabolic Syndrome, Part I

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In the first of a multi-part series, Paul and Howard talk about metabolic syndrome, from its rise, to its prevalance, to its causes, and its consequences. There is a Fairly Crap Transcriptâ„¢ here.


  • What is metabolic syndrome?
  • How is it diagnosed?
  • The causes of metabolic syndrome
  • The rise to prevalence 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.

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  • 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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