Are You at Risk for 
CKM Syndrome?

A newly designated syndrome may help you and your healthcare provider diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease sooner.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has defined a new syndrome—and strategies for addressing it—in the hopes of reducing the high rates of cardiovascular disease in the United States. Called Cardiovascular-Kidney-Metabolic (CKM) syndrome, this constellation of health conditions recognizes the strong connections among heart disease, kidney disease, diabetes, and obesity.

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