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Metabolic syndrome may cost men more

Glynis Smalley-Monash MONASH (AUS) — Men with a condition that can lead to cardiovascular, cerebrovascular disease, or diabetes are likely to incur higher health care costs than women with similar conditions, research shows. The new study, conducted in Taiwan, examines all expenditures across six healthcare services: inpatient, ambulatory care, dental care, traditional Chinese medicine, emergency and contracted pharmacy for 1,378 individuals aged from 65 years with metabolic syndrome (MetS).

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