Metabolic syndrome from Medwatch 7 KSWO on Vimeo.

The possible complications from diabetes are many and severe: blindness, amputations, kidney damage and more. Diabetes is also implicated in a set of factors which can damage the heart. It’s called metabolic syndrome, and simple weight loss is a good way to prevent it. It turns out, being overweight can have a cascade effect on health; opening the door to not just diabetes, but to an associated set of complications that can be damaging to the heart known as ‘metabolic syndrome.’