New Syndrome Identified that Links Heart Disease

Heart disease has long been linked to other chronic conditions including diabetesTrusted Source and kidney diseaseTrusted Source. It is the top cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. and 1 in 3 adults have three or more risk factors that contribute to heart disease, metabolic disorders and kidney disease, according to the American Heart Association.Trusted Source
Now, officials from the American Heart Association (AHA) say in some cases, these connected conditions can be defined as a new syndrome called cardiovascular-kidney-metabolic syndrome or CKM.
Health experts have long noted connections between cardiovascular disease among obesity, type 2 diabetes, and chronic kidney disease.

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