Binge or excessive drinking raises risk of metabolic syndrome

08/5/2008 | Medscape (free registration)

CDC researchers say public health messages should emphasize that drinking in excess and binge drinking increase the risk of developing metabolic syndrome. A population-based study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism of more than 1,500 adults finds the risk of metabolic syndrome increased when people binged one or more times per week or consumed more alcoholic beverages daily than recommended by U.S. dietary guidelines.

View Full Article in:

Medscape (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director of Behavioral Health Operations
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Medical Director
PacificSource
Bend, OR
Clinical Appeals RN
MJHS
Brooklyn, NY
Director of Clinical Operations
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Sr. Director, Regulatory Compliance Intelligence and Outreach
Johnson & Johnson
New Brunswick, NJ