Our expert says:
This is a very common condition. In the USA 1 out of 4 individuals suffer from it. I do not know what the doctor has based her lifespan upon but this condition is certainly treatable and not a sudden death sentence. To understand metabolic syndrome, please refer to the following link to get a clear understanding: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metabolic_Syndrome
Please read the article and feel free to ask as many questions as you wish.
Dr Anrich Burger
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